Raichur city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Karnataka State/UT.
The current estimate population of Raichur city in 2023 is
, while Raichur metro population is estimated at
. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Raichur city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Raichur city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Raichur city, we will update the same here in 2023.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Raichur in 2011 is 234,073.
Raichur Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
In education section, total literates in Raichur city are 159,008 of which 87,302 are males while 71,706 are females. Average literacy rate of Raichur city is 77.65 percent of which male and female literacy was 85.15 and 70.13 percent.
The sex ratio of Raichur city is 989 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 936 per 1000 boys.
Raichur Slum Population
Total no. of Slums in Raichur city numbers 11,419 in which population of 58,988 resides. This is around 25.20% of total population of Raichur city.
Hinduism is majority religion in Raichur city with 67.61 % followers.
Islam is second most popular religion in city of Raichur with approximately 29.87 % following it.
In Raichur city, Christinity is followed by 1.18 %, Jainism by 0.94 %, Sikhism by 0.08 % and Buddhism by 0.03 %. Around 0.00 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.29 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.