Bhopal city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Bhopal Metropolitan Region. The Bhopal city is located in Madhya Pradesh state of India.
The current estimate population of Bhopal city in 2023 is
, while Bhopal metro population is estimated at
. 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.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Bhopal in 2011 is 1,798,218. Although Bhopal city has population of 1,798,218; its urban / metropolitan population is 1,886,100.
Bhopal Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
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.
The sex ratio of Bhopal city is 921 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 919 per 1000 boys.
Bhopal Slum Population
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.
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'.