Delhi Population 2023
Delhi city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Delhi Metropolitan Region. The Delhi city is located in Delhi state of India.
The current estimate population of Delhi city in 2023 is 15,217,000 , while Delhi metro population is estimated at 22,547,000 . The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Delhi city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Delhi city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Delhi city, we will update the same here in 2023. As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Delhi in 2011 is 11,034,555. Although Delhi city has population of 11,034,555; its urban / metropolitan population is 16,349,831.
Delhi Literacy Rate and Sex RatioIn education section, total literates in Delhi city are 8,580,694 of which 4,774,536 are males while 3,806,158 are females. Average literacy rate of Delhi city is 87.59 percent of which male and female literacy was 91.46 and 83.18 percent. The sex ratio of Delhi city is 876 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 871 per 1000 boys.
Delhi Slum PopulationTotal no. of Slums in Delhi city numbers 332,022 in which population of 1,617,239 resides. This is around 14.66% of total population of Delhi city.
Delhi ReligionHinduism is majority religion in Delhi city with 80.21 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Delhi with approximately 12.78 % following it. In Delhi city, Christinity is followed by 0.96 %, Jainism by 1.39 %, Sikhism by 4.43 % and Buddhism by 0.12 %. Around 0.02 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.08 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
|Not Stated||0.08 %||9,165|
Delhi Future Population 2021-2031
|Delhi City 2011||Total||Male||Female|
|Average Literacy (%)||87.59 %||91.46 %||83.18 %|
Delhi Metropolitan Region
Delhi city comes under Delhi Metropolitan area.
|Average Literacy (%)||86.32 %||90.98 %||80.96 %|
|Delhi Metropolitan Areas|
|Aali, Ali Pur, Asola, Aya Nagar, Babar Pur, Bakhtawar Pur, Bakkar Wala, Bankauli, Bankner, Bapraula, Baqiabad, Barwala, Bawana, Begum Pur, Bhalswa Jahangir Pur, Bhati, Bhor Garh, Burari, Chandan Hola, Chattar Pur, Chhawala, Chilla Saroda Bangar, Chilla Saroda Khadar, Dallo Pura, Darya Pur Kalan, Dayal Pur, Delhi, Delhi Cantonment, Deoli, Dera Mandi, Dindar Pur, Fateh Pur Beri, Gharoli, Gharonda Neemka Bangar alias Patpar Ganj, Gheora, Ghitorni, Gokal Pur, Hastsal, Ibrahim Pur, Jaffrabad, Jait Pur, Jharoda Kalan, Jharoda Majra Burari, Jiwan Pur alias Johri Pur, Jona Pur, Kair, Kamal Pur Majra Burari, Kanjhawala, Kapas Hera, Karala, Karawal Nagar, Khajoori Khas, Khan Pur Dhani, Khera, Khera Kalan, Khera Khurd, Kirari Suleman Nagar, Kondli, Kotla Mahigiran, Kusum Pur, Lad Pur, Libas Pur, Maidan Garhi, Malik Pur Kohi alias Rang Puri, Mandoli, Mir Pur Turk, Mithe Pur, Mitraon, Mohammad Pur Majri, Molar Band, Moradabad Pahari, Mubarak Pur Dabas, Mukand Pur, Mukhmel Pur, Mundka, Mustafabad, Nangli Sakrawati, Nangloi Jat, NDMC, Neb Sarai, Nilothi, Nithari, Pehlad Pur Bangar, Pooth Kalan, Pooth Khurd, Pul Pehlad, Qadi Pur, Quammruddin Nagar, Raj Pur Khurd, Raja Pur Khurd, Rajokri, Rani Khera, Roshan Pura alias Dichaon Khurd, Sadat Pur Gujran, Sahibabad Daulat Pur, Saidabad, Saidul Azaib, Sambhalka, Shafi Pur Ranhola, Shakar Pur Baramad, Siras Pur, Sultan Pur, Sultan Pur Majra, Taj Pul, Tigri, Tikri Kalan, Tikri Khurd, Tilang Pur Kotla, Tukhmir Pur, and Ziauddin Pur|