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Bhopal City Population

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

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Bhopal in 2011 is 1,798,218; of which male and female are 936,168 and 862,050 respectively. Although Bhopal city has population of 1,798,218; its urban / metropolitan population is 1,886,100 of which 981,860 are males and 904,240 are females.


Bhopal Population 2022 - 2023

The current estimate population of Bhopal city in 2023 is 2,479,000 , while literacy rate, sex ratio and density are mentioned below. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Bhopal city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Bhopal city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Bhopal city, we will update the same here in 2023.

Bhopal Literacy Rate

In education section, total literates in Bhopal city are 1,320,675 of which 720,207 are males while 600,468 are females. Average literacy rate of Bhopal city is 83.47 percent of which male and female literacy was 87.45 and 79.16 percent.

Bhopal Sex Ratio

The sex ratio of Bhopal city is 921 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 919 per 1000 boys.

Bhopal Child Population

Total children (0-6) in Bhopal city are 216,088 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 112,602 boys while 103,486 are girls. The child forms 12.02 % of total population of Bhopal City.

Bhopal Slums

Total no. of Slums in Bhopal city numbers 102,803 in which population of 479,699 resides. This is around 26.68% of total population of Bhopal city.

Bhopal City Population 2011

Description
City Bhopal
Government Municipal Corporation
Urban Agglomeration Bhopal Metropolitan
State Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal City Total Male Female
City Population 1,798,218 936,168 862,050
Literates 1,320,675 720,207 600,468
Children (0-6) 216,088 112,602 103,486
Average Literacy (%) 83.47 % 87.45 % 79.16 %
Sexratio 921
Child Sexratio 919

Bhopal Religion

Hinduism is majority religion in Bhopal city with 69.20 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Bhopal with approximately 26.28 % following it. In Bhopal city, Christinity is followed by 1.12 %, Jainism by 1.35 %, Sikhism by 0.57 % and Buddhism by 1.08 %. Around 0.02 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.37 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
Description Percentage Total
Hindu 69.20 % 1,244,425
Muslims 26.28 % 472,578
Christian 1.12 % 20,205
Sikh 0.57 % 10,247
Buddhist 1.08 % 19,481
Jain 1.35 % 24,267
Others 0.02 % 296
Not Stated 0.37 % 6,719

Bhopal Metropolitan Region

Bhopal city comes under Bhopal Metropolitan area.
Bhopal Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 1,886,100 981,860 904,240
Literates 1,385,718 755,621 630,097
Children (0-6) 226,931 118,294 108,637
Average Literacy (%) 83.52 % 87.50 % 79.20 %
Sexratio 921
Child Sexratio 918
Bhopal Metropolitan Areas
Bhopal, and Kolar

Bhopal Future Population 2021-2031

Bhopal Metropolitan City Population City + Outer Areas
2011 1,798,218 1,798,218
2021 2,337,000 2,427,000
2022 2,407,000 2,511,000
2023 2,479,000 2,598,000
2024 2,553,000 2,688,000
2025 2,629,000 2,782,000
2026 2,707,000 2,879,000
2027 2,788,000 2,979,000
2028 2,871,000 3,083,000
2029 2,957,000 3,190,000
2030 3,045,000 3,301,000
2031 3,136,000 3,416,000