As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Purnia is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Class I UAs/Towns.
Purnia city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Purnia Urban Region.
The total population of Purnia UA/Metropolitan region is 312,669. The male population of which is 164,031 while female population is 148,638.
Purnia Population 2023
Population of Purnia city in 2023 is approximately
The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Purnia Metropolitian region in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Purnia urban area is based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Purnia region, we will update the same on this page in 2023.
Purnia Literacy Rate
The literacy rate of Purnia Agglomeration is 72.59% which is lower than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Purnia stood at 77.57 % and 67.05 % respectively.
Total literates in Purnia UA were 192,181 of which males were 108,176 and remaining 84,005 were females.
Purnia Child Population
The children (0-6 age) population of Purnia UA is around 15.33 % of total Purnia UA population which is higher than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Purnia Urban region were 47,935 of which male were 24,580 while remaining 23,355 childs were female.
Purnia Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of female to male in Purnia UA was found lower with figure of 906 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 950 per 1000 boys in Purnia Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.
Purnia Population 2011 Census
Class I UAs/Towns
Average Literacy (%)
Purnia Metropolitan Region Future Population 2021-2031