As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Bhopal is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Million Plus UA/City.
Bhopal city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Bhopal Urban Region.
The total population of Bhopal UA/Metropolitan region is 1,886,100. The male population of which is 981,860 while female population is 904,240.
Bhopal Population 2023
Population of Bhopal city in 2023 is approximately
The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Bhopal Metropolitian region in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Bhopal urban area is based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Bhopal region, we will update the same on this page in 2023.
Bhopal Literacy Rate
The literacy rate of Bhopal Agglomeration is 83.52% which is lower than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Bhopal stood at 87.50 % and 79.20 % respectively.
Total literates in Bhopal UA were 1,385,718 of which males were 755,621 and remaining 630,097 were females.
Bhopal Child Population
The children (0-6 age) population of Bhopal UA is around 12.03 % of total Bhopal UA population which is higher than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Bhopal Urban region were 226,931 of which male were 118,294 while remaining 108,637 childs were female.
Bhopal Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of female to male in Bhopal UA was found lower with figure of 921 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 918 per 1000 boys in Bhopal Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.
Bhopal Population 2011 Census
Million Plus UA/City
Average Literacy (%)
Bhopal Metropolitan Region Future Population 2021-2031