Raipur city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Raipur Metropolitan Region. The Raipur city is located in Chhattisgarh state of India.
The current estimate population of Raipur city in 2023 is
, while Raipur metro population is estimated at
. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Raipur city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Raipur city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Raipur city, we will update the same here in 2023.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Raipur in 2011 is 1,010,433. Although Raipur city has population of 1,010,433; its urban / metropolitan population is 1,123,558.
Raipur Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
In education section, total literates in Raipur city are 757,910 of which 412,095 are males while 345,815 are females. Average literacy rate of Raipur city is 85.95 percent of which male and female literacy was 91.16 and 80.47 percent.
The sex ratio of Raipur city is 948 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 933 per 1000 boys.
Raipur Slum Population
Total no. of Slums in Raipur city & its Out Growth numbers 86,003 in which population of 406,571 resides. This is around 39.58% of total population of Raipur city & its outgrowth which is 1,027,264.
Hinduism is majority religion in Raipur city with 87.62 % followers.
Islam is second most popular religion in city of Raipur with approximately 7.17 % following it.
In Raipur city, Christinity is followed by 1.51 %, Jainism by 1.40 %, Sikhism by 1.43 % and Buddhism by 0.71 %. Around 0.04 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.13 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.