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Karnal City Population

Karnal city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Karnal Metropolitan Region. The Karnal city is located in Haryana state of India.

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Karnal in 2011 is 286,827; of which male and female are 151,287 and 135,540 respectively. Although Karnal city has population of 286,827; its urban / metropolitan population is 302,140 of which 159,653 are males and 142,487 are females.


Karnal Population 2022 - 2023

The current estimate population of Karnal city in 2023 is 394,000 , while literacy rate, sex ratio and density are mentioned below. 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.

Karnal Literacy Rate

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.

Karnal Sex Ratio

The sex ratio of Karnal city is 896 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 809 per 1000 boys.

Karnal Child Population

Total children (0-6) in Karnal city are 32,468 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 17,945 boys while 14,523 are girls. The child forms 11.32 % of total population of Karnal City.

Karnal Slums

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.

Karnal City Population 2011

Description
City Karnal
Government Municipal Council
Urban Agglomeration Karnal Metropolitan
State Haryana
Karnal City Total Male Female
City + Out Growths 302,140 159,653 142,487
City Population 286,827 151,287 135,540
Literates 215,199 118,533 96,666
Children (0-6) 32,468 17,945 14,523
Average Literacy (%) 84.60 % 88.89 % 79.88 %
Sexratio 896
Child Sexratio 809

Karnal Religion

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'.
Description Percentage Total
Hindu 90.85 % 274,498
Muslims 1.30 % 3,938
Christian 0.26 % 776
Sikh 6.96 % 21,033
Buddhist 0.09 % 280
Jain 0.26 % 793
Others 0.00 % 14
Not Stated 0.27 % 808

Karnal Metropolitan Region

Karnal city comes under Karnal Metropolitan area.
Karnal Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 302,140 159,653 142,487
Literates 225,567 124,685 100,882
Children (0-6) 34,430 19,050 15,380
Average Literacy (%) 84.26 % 88.68 % 79.37 %
Sexratio 892
Child Sexratio 807
Karnal Metropolitan Areas
Kailash (Part), Karnal, and Phusgarh (Part)

Karnal Future Population 2021-2031

Karnal Metropolitan City Population City + Outer Areas
2011 286,827 302,140
2021 372,000 407,000
2022 383,000 421,000
2023 394,000 435,000
2024 405,000 450,000
2025 417,000 465,000
2026 429,000 481,000
2027 441,000 497,000
2028 454,000 514,000
2029 467,000 531,000
2030 481,000 549,000
2031 495,000 568,000