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Indore City Population

Indore city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Indore Metropolitan Region. The Indore city is located in Madhya Pradesh state of India.

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Indore in 2011 is 1,964,086; of which male and female are 1,020,057 and 944,029 respectively. Although Indore city has population of 1,964,086; its urban / metropolitan population is 2,170,295 of which 1,127,910 are males and 1,042,385 are females.


Indore Population 2022 - 2023

The current estimate population of Indore city in 2023 is 2,707,000 , while literacy rate, sex ratio and density are mentioned below. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Indore city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Indore city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Indore city, we will update the same here in 2023.

Indore Literacy Rate

In education section, total literates in Indore city are 1,486,321 of which 806,849 are males while 679,472 are females. Average literacy rate of Indore city is 85.87 percent of which male and female literacy was 89.95 and 81.48 percent.

Indore Sex Ratio

The sex ratio of Indore city is 925 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 895 per 1000 boys.

Indore Child Population

Total children (0-6) in Indore city are 233,130 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 123,026 boys while 110,104 are girls. The child forms 11.87 % of total population of Indore City.

Indore Slums

Total no. of Slums in Indore city & its Out Growth numbers 114,048 in which population of 590,257 resides. This is around 29.60% of total population of Indore city & its outgrowth which is 1,994,397.

Indore City Population 2011

Description
City Indore
Government Municipal Corporation
Urban Agglomeration Indore Metropolitan
State Madhya Pradesh
Indore City Total Male Female
City + Out Growths 1,994,397 1,035,912 958,485
City Population 1,964,086 1,020,057 944,029
Literates 1,486,321 806,849 679,472
Children (0-6) 233,130 123,026 110,104
Average Literacy (%) 85.87 % 89.95 % 81.48 %
Sexratio 925
Child Sexratio 895

Indore Religion

Hinduism is majority religion in Indore city with 80.18 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Indore with approximately 14.09 % following it. In Indore city, Christinity is followed by 0.65 %, Jainism by 3.25 %, Sikhism by 1.09 % and Buddhism by 0.51 %. Around 0.03 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.21 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
Description Percentage Total
Hindu 80.18 % 1,599,153
Muslims 14.09 % 280,937
Christian 0.65 % 12,881
Sikh 1.09 % 21,669
Buddhist 0.51 % 10,215
Jain 3.25 % 64,736
Others 0.03 % 586
Not Stated 0.21 % 4,220

Indore Metropolitan Region

Indore city comes under Indore Metropolitan area.
Indore Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 2,170,295 1,127,910 1,042,385
Literates 1,624,662 885,014 739,648
Children (0-6) 263,064 138,739 124,325
Average Literacy (%) 85.18 % 89.47 % 80.57 %
Sexratio 924
Child Sexratio 896
Indore Metropolitan Areas
Ahirkhedi, Bangarda Bada, Bangarda Chhota, Bank, Bhangarh, Bhicholi Hapsi, Bhicholi Mardana, Hukmakhedi, Indore, Kanadia, Lasudiya Mori, Limbodi, Nipanya, Palda, Piplya Kumar, Talawali Chanda, Tigaria Badshah, and Tigaria Rao

Indore Future Population 2021-2031

Indore Metropolitan City Population City + Outer Areas
2011 1,964,086 1,994,397
2021 2,553,000 2,692,000
2022 2,629,000 2,786,000
2023 2,707,000 2,883,000
2024 2,788,000 2,983,000
2025 2,871,000 3,087,000
2026 2,957,000 3,195,000
2027 3,045,000 3,306,000
2028 3,136,000 3,421,000
2029 3,230,000 3,540,000
2030 3,326,000 3,663,000
2031 3,425,000 3,791,000