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
, 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.
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
City + Out Growths
Average Literacy (%)
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'.
Bangalore Metropolitan Region
Bangalore city comes under Bangalore Metropolitan area.