As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Patna is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Million Plus UA/City.
Patna city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Patna Urban Region.
The total population of Patna UA/Metropolitan region is 2,049,156. The male population of which is 1,087,285 while female population is 961,871.
Patna Population 2023
Population of Patna city in 2023 is approximately
The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Patna Metropolitian region in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Patna urban area is based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Patna region, we will update the same on this page in 2023.
Patna Literacy Rate
The literacy rate of Patna Agglomeration is 82.73% which is lower than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Patna stood at 86.95 % and 77.96 % respectively.
Total literates in Patna UA were 1,484,749 of which males were 827,725 and remaining 657,024 were females.
Patna Child Population
The children (0-6 age) population of Patna UA is around 12.42 % of total Patna UA population which is higher than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Patna Urban region were 254,465 of which male were 135,348 while remaining 119,117 childs were female.
Patna Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of female to male in Patna UA was found lower with figure of 885 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 880 per 1000 boys in Patna Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.
Patna Population 2011 Census
Million Plus UA/City
Average Literacy (%)
Patna Metropolitan Region Future Population 2021-2031