Karnal city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Karnal Metropolitan Region. The Karnal city is located in Haryana state of India.
The current estimate population of Karnal city in 2023 is
, while Karnal metro population is estimated at
. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Karnal city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Karnal city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Karnal city, we will update the same here in 2023.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Karnal in 2011 is 286,827. Although Karnal city has population of 286,827; its urban / metropolitan population is 302,140.
Karnal Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
In education section, total literates in Karnal city are 215,199 of which 118,533 are males while 96,666 are females. Average literacy rate of Karnal city is 84.60 percent of which male and female literacy was 88.89 and 79.88 percent.
The sex ratio of Karnal city is 896 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 809 per 1000 boys.
Karnal Slum Population
Total no. of Slums in Karnal city & its Out Growth numbers 9,481 in which population of 47,802 resides. This is around 15.82% of total population of Karnal city & its outgrowth which is 302,140.
Hinduism is majority religion in Karnal city with 90.85 % followers.
Sikhism is second most popular religion in Karnal city with 6.96 % following it.
In Karnal city, Islam is followed by 1.30 %, Jainism by 0.26 %, Christinity by 6.96 % and Buddhism by 0.09 %. Around 0.00 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.27 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.