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Bangalore (Bengaluru) City Population

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

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Bangalore in 2011 is 8,443,675; of which male and female are 4,391,723 and 4,051,952 respectively. Although Bangalore city has population of 8,443,675; its urban / metropolitan population is 8,520,435 of which 4,433,855 are males and 4,086,580 are females.


Bangalore Population 2022 - 2023

The current estimate population of Bangalore city in 2023 is 11,644,000 , while literacy rate, sex ratio and density are mentioned below. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Bangalore city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Bangalore city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Bangalore city, we will update the same here in 2023.

Bangalore Literacy Rate

In education section, total literates in Bangalore city are 6,677,194 of which 3,595,059 are males while 3,082,135 are females. Average literacy rate of Bangalore city is 88.71 percent of which male and female literacy was 91.71 and 85.44 percent.

Bangalore Sex Ratio

The sex ratio of Bangalore city is 923 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 942 per 1000 boys.

Bangalore Child Population

Total children (0-6) in Bangalore city are 916,441 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 471,842 boys while 444,599 are girls. The child forms 10.85 % of total population of Bangalore City.

Bangalore Slums

Total no. of Slums in Bangalore city & its Out Growth numbers 165,341 in which population of 712,801 resides. This is around 8.39% of total population of Bangalore city & its outgrowth which is 8,495,492.

Bangalore City Population 2011

Description
City Bangalore
Government Municipal Corporation
Urban Agglomeration Bangalore Metropolitan
State Karnataka
Bangalore City Total Male Female
City + Out Growths 8,495,492 4,420,006 4,075,486
City Population 8,443,675 4,391,723 4,051,952
Literates 6,677,194 3,595,059 3,082,135
Children (0-6) 916,441 471,842 444,599
Average Literacy (%) 88.71 % 91.71 % 85.44 %
Sexratio 923
Child Sexratio 942

Bangalore Religion

Hinduism is majority religion in Bangalore city with 78.87 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Bangalore with approximately 13.90 % following it. In Bangalore city, Christinity is followed by 5.61 %, Jainism by 0.97 %, Sikhism by 0.15 % and Buddhism by 0.06 %. Around 0.01 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.44 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
Description Percentage Total
Hindu 78.87 % 6,700,092
Muslims 13.90 % 1,181,077
Christian 5.61 % 476,834
Sikh 0.15 % 12,412
Buddhist 0.06 % 5,150
Jain 0.97 % 82,197
Others 0.01 % 486
Not Stated 0.44 % 37,244

Bangalore Metropolitan Region

Bangalore city comes under Bangalore Metropolitan area.
Bangalore Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 8,520,435 4,433,855 4,086,580
Literates 6,735,513 3,629,096 3,106,417
Children (0-6) 925,665 476,632 449,033
Average Literacy (%) 88.69 % 91.71 % 85.40 %
Sexratio 922
Child Sexratio 942
Bangalore Metropolitan Areas
Bangalore, Chikkabidarakallu, Chikkagubbi, Doddagubbi, Doddathoguru, Guddahalli, Hunasamaranahalli, Kannur, Kodigehalli (Part), Ramasandra, Srikantapura Anchepalya, Suggatta, Totadaguddadahalli, and Vaderapura

Bangalore Future Population 2021-2031

Bangalore Metropolitan City Population City + Outer Areas
2011 8,443,675 8,495,492
2021 10,976,000 11,468,000
2022 11,305,000 11,869,000
2023 11,644,000 12,284,000
2024 11,993,000 12,713,000
2025 12,352,000 13,157,000
2026 12,722,000 13,617,000
2027 13,103,000 14,093,000
2028 13,496,000 14,586,000
2029 13,900,000 15,096,000
2030 14,317,000 15,624,000
2031 14,746,000 16,170,000