Kapurthala city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Punjab State/UT.
The current estimate population of Kapurthala city in 2023 is
, while Kapurthala metro population is estimated at
. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Kapurthala city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Kapurthala city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Kapurthala city, we will update the same here in 2023.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Kapurthala in 2011 is 98,916.
Kapurthala Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
In education section, total literates in Kapurthala city are 75,653 of which 42,758 are males while 32,895 are females. Average literacy rate of Kapurthala city is 85.08 percent of which male and female literacy was 88.02 and 81.52 percent.
The sex ratio of Kapurthala city is 839 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 912 per 1000 boys.
Kapurthala Slum Population
Total no. of Slums in Kapurthala city numbers 2,902 in which population of 14,095 resides. This is around 14.25% of total population of Kapurthala city.
Hinduism is majority religion in Kapurthala city with 62.74 % followers.
Sikhism is second most popular religion in Kapurthala city with 34.79 % following it.
In Kapurthala city, Islam is followed by 1.26 %, Jainism by 0.11 %, Christinity by 34.79 % and Buddhism by 0.02 %. Around 0.03 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.48 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.