Bikaner city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Rajasthan State/UT.
The current estimate population of Bikaner city in 2023 is
, while Bikaner metro population is estimated at
. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Bikaner city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Bikaner city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Bikaner city, we will update the same here in 2023.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Bikaner in 2011 is 644,406.
Bikaner Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
In education section, total literates in Bikaner city are 444,264 of which 254,770 are males while 189,494 are females. Average literacy rate of Bikaner city is 79.29 percent of which male and female literacy was 86.58 and 71.24 percent.
The sex ratio of Bikaner city is 904 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 905 per 1000 boys.
Bikaner Slum Population
Total no. of Slums in Bikaner city numbers 20,761 in which population of 121,855 resides. This is around 18.91% of total population of Bikaner city.
Hinduism is majority religion in Bikaner city with 78.67 % followers.
Islam is second most popular religion in city of Bikaner with approximately 17.27 % following it.
In Bikaner city, Christinity is followed by 0.20 %, Jainism by 2.97 %, Sikhism by 0.73 % and Buddhism by 0.03 %. Around 0.00 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.13 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.