Kota city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Rajasthan State/UT.
The current estimate population of Kota city in 2023 is
, while Kota metro population is estimated at
. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Kota city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Kota city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Kota city, we will update the same here in 2023.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Kota in 2011 is 1,001,694.
Kota Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
In education section, total literates in Kota city are 728,664 of which 415,305 are males while 313,359 are females. Average literacy rate of Kota city is 82.80 percent of which male and female literacy was 89.49 and 75.33 percent.
The sex ratio of Kota city is 895 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 885 per 1000 boys.
Kota Slum Population
Total no. of Slums in Kota city numbers 66,413 in which population of 319,309 resides. This is around 31.88% of total population of Kota city.
Hinduism is majority religion in Kota city with 80.50 % followers.
Islam is second most popular religion in city of Kota with approximately 15.87 % following it.
In Kota city, Christinity is followed by 0.42 %, Jainism by 2.17 %, Sikhism by 0.86 % and Buddhism by 0.02 %. Around 0.03 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.15 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.