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Kozhikode City Population

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

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Kozhikode in 2011 is 431,560; of which male and female are 206,157 and 225,403 respectively. Although Kozhikode city has population of 431,560; its urban / metropolitan population is 2,028,399 of which 964,960 are males and 1,063,439 are females.


Kozhikode Population 2022 - 2023

The current estimate population of Kozhikode city in 2023 is 594,000 , while literacy rate, sex ratio and density are mentioned below. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Kozhikode city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Kozhikode city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Kozhikode city, we will update the same here in 2023.

Kozhikode Literacy Rate

In education section, total literates in Kozhikode city are 375,027 of which 180,019 are males while 195,008 are females. Average literacy rate of Kozhikode city is 96.53 percent of which male and female literacy was 97.71 and 95.47 percent.

Kozhikode Sex Ratio

The sex ratio of Kozhikode city is 1093 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 965 per 1000 boys.

Kozhikode Child Population

Total children (0-6) in Kozhikode city are 43,067 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 21,916 boys while 21,151 are girls. The child forms 9.98 % of total population of Kozhikode City.

Kozhikode Slums

Total no. of Slums in Kozhikode city & its Out Growth numbers 9,039 in which population of 50,343 resides. This is around 9.15% of total population of Kozhikode city & its outgrowth which is 550,440.

Kozhikode City Population 2011

Description
City Kozhikode
Government Municipal Corporation
Urban Agglomeration Kozhikode Metropolitan
State Kerala
Kozhikode City Total Male Female
City + Out Growths 550,440 262,939 287,501
City Population 431,560 206,157 225,403
Literates 375,027 180,019 195,008
Children (0-6) 43,067 21,916 21,151
Average Literacy (%) 96.53 % 97.71 % 95.47 %
Sexratio 1093
Child Sexratio 965

Kozhikode Religion

Hinduism is majority religion in Kozhikode city with 57.37 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Kozhikode with approximately 37.66 % following it. In Kozhikode city, Christinity is followed by 4.60 %, Jainism by 0.09 %, Sikhism by 0.01 % and Buddhism by 0.01 %. Around 0.03 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.23 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
Description Percentage Total
Hindu 57.37 % 315,807
Muslims 37.66 % 207,298
Christian 4.60 % 25,299
Sikh 0.01 % 63
Buddhist 0.01 % 35
Jain 0.09 % 482
Others 0.03 % 175
Not Stated 0.23 % 1,281

Kozhikode Metropolitan Region

Kozhikode city comes under Kozhikode Metropolitan area.
Kozhikode Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 2,028,399 964,960 1,063,439
Literates 1,728,594 834,040 894,554
Children (0-6) 216,762 110,049 106,713
Average Literacy (%) 95.42 % 97.56 % 93.50 %
Sexratio 1102
Child Sexratio 970
Kozhikode Metropolitan Areas
Atholi, Ayancheri, Azhiyur, Balusseri, Beypore, Chekkiad, Chelannur, Chemancheri, Cheruvannur, Chorode, Edacheri, Elathur, Eramala, Feroke, Iringal, Kadalundi, Kakkodi, Karuvanthuruthy, Keezhariyur, Koduvally, Kottappally, Kozhikode, Kozhukkallur, Kunnamangalam, Kunnummal, Kuruvattur, Kuttikkattoor, Maniyur, Mavoor, Meppayyur, Nadapuram, Naduvannur, Nanmanda, Olavanna, Palayad, Panangad, Pantheeramkavu, Perumanna, Peruvayal, Poolacode, Puthiyangadi (Part), Quilandy, Ramanattukara, Thalakkulathur, Thazhecode, Thikkody, Thuneri, Thurayur, Ulliyeri, Vadakara, Valayam, and Villiappally

Kozhikode Future Population 2021-2031

Kozhikode Metropolitan City Population City + Outer Areas
2011 431,560 550,440
2021 561,000 743,000
2022 577,000 769,000
2023 594,000 795,000
2024 611,000 822,000
2025 629,000 850,000
2026 647,000 879,000
2027 666,000 909,000
2028 685,000 940,000
2029 705,000 972,000
2030 726,000 1,006,000
2031 747,000 1,041,000