Kolar city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Karnataka State/UT.
The current estimate population of Kolar city in 2023 is
, while Kolar metro population is estimated at
. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Kolar city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Kolar city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Kolar city, we will update the same here in 2023.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Kolar in 2011 is 138,462.
Kolar Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
In education section, total literates in Kolar city are 102,954 of which 54,023 are males while 48,931 are females. Average literacy rate of Kolar city is 84.80 percent of which male and female literacy was 88.10 and 81.42 percent.
The sex ratio of Kolar city is 981 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 985 per 1000 boys.
Kolar Slum Population
Total no. of Slums in Kolar city numbers 6,422 in which population of 30,045 resides. This is around 21.70% of total population of Kolar city.
Hinduism is majority religion in Kolar city with 51.13 % followers.
Islam is second most popular religion in city of Kolar with approximately 46.51 % following it.
In Kolar city, Christinity is followed by 1.98 %, Jainism by 0.25 %, Sikhism by 0.02 % and Buddhism by 0.02 %. Around 0.01 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.09 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.