Tumkur city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Karnataka State/UT.
The current estimate population of Tumkur city in 2023 is
, while Tumkur metro population is estimated at
. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Tumkur city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Tumkur city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Tumkur city, we will update the same here in 2023.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Tumkur in 2011 is 302,143.
Tumkur Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
In education section, total literates in Tumkur city are 241,270 of which 126,065 are males while 115,205 are females. Average literacy rate of Tumkur city is 88.91 percent of which male and female literacy was 91.83 and 85.92 percent.
The sex ratio of Tumkur city is 976 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 967 per 1000 boys.
Tumkur Slum Population
Total no. of Slums in Tumkur city numbers 11,815 in which population of 52,429 resides. This is around 17.35% of total population of Tumkur city.
Hinduism is majority religion in Tumkur city with 71.83 % followers.
Islam is second most popular religion in city of Tumkur with approximately 24.76 % following it.
In Tumkur city, Christinity is followed by 1.84 %, Jainism by 0.88 %, Sikhism by 0.06 % and Buddhism by 0.03 %. Around 0.02 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.58 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.