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Palakkad City Population

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

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Palakkad in 2011 is 130,955; of which male and female are 63,833 and 67,122 respectively. Although Palakkad city has population of 130,955; its urban / metropolitan population is 293,533 of which 143,676 are males and 149,857 are females.


Palakkad Population 2022 - 2023

The current estimate population of Palakkad city in 2023 is 180,000 , while literacy rate, sex ratio and density are mentioned below. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Palakkad city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Palakkad city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Palakkad city, we will update the same here in 2023.

Palakkad Literacy Rate

In education section, total literates in Palakkad city are 111,537 of which 55,619 are males while 55,918 are females. Average literacy rate of Palakkad city is 93.90 percent of which male and female literacy was 96.54 and 91.42 percent.

Palakkad Sex Ratio

The sex ratio of Palakkad city is 1052 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 958 per 1000 boys.

Palakkad Child Population

Total children (0-6) in Palakkad city are 12,177 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 6,218 boys while 5,959 are girls. The child forms 9.30 % of total population of Palakkad City.

Palakkad Slums

Total no. of Slums in Palakkad city numbers 3,404 in which population of 15,238 resides. This is around 11.64% of total population of Palakkad city.

Palakkad City Population 2011

Description
City Palakkad
Government Municipality
Urban Agglomeration Palakkad Metropolitan
State Kerala
Palakkad City Total Male Female
City Population 130,955 63,833 67,122
Literates 111,537 55,619 55,918
Children (0-6) 12,177 6,218 5,959
Average Literacy (%) 93.90 % 96.54 % 91.42 %
Sexratio 1052
Child Sexratio 958

Palakkad Religion

Hinduism is majority religion in Palakkad city with 68.04 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Palakkad with approximately 27.96 % following it. In Palakkad city, Christinity is followed by 3.82 %, Jainism by 0.01 %, Sikhism by 0.01 % and Buddhism by 0.01 %. Around 0.02 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.14 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
Description Percentage Total
Hindu 68.04 % 89,098
Muslims 27.96 % 36,620
Christian 3.82 % 5,006
Sikh 0.01 % 9
Buddhist 0.01 % 7
Jain 0.01 % 9
Others 0.02 % 24
Not Stated 0.14 % 182

Palakkad Metropolitan Region

Palakkad city comes under Palakkad Metropolitan area.
Palakkad Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 293,533 143,676 149,857
Literates 244,299 123,193 121,106
Children (0-6) 28,132 14,409 13,723
Average Literacy (%) 92.05 % 95.30 % 88.96 %
Sexratio 1043
Child Sexratio 952
Palakkad Metropolitan Areas
Hemambikanagar, Marutharode, Palakkad, Pirayiri, Pudussery Central, Pudussery West, and Puthuppariyaram

Palakkad Future Population 2021-2031

Palakkad Metropolitan City Population City + Outer Areas
2011 130,955 130,955
2021 170,000 176,000
2022 175,000 182,000
2023 180,000 188,000
2024 185,000 194,000
2025 190,000 200,000
2026 195,000 207,000
2027 200,000 214,000
2028 206,000 221,000
2029 212,000 228,000
2030 218,000 235,000
2031 224,000 243,000