As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Karnal is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Class I UAs/Towns.
Karnal city is governed by Municipal Council and is situated in Karnal Urban Region.
The total population of Karnal UA/Metropolitan region is 302,140. The male population of which is 159,653 while female population is 142,487.
Karnal Population 2022 - 2023
Population of Karnal city in 2023 is approximately
The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Karnal Metropolitian region in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Karnal urban area is based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Karnal region, we will update the same on this page in 2023.
Karnal Literacy Rate
The literacy rate of Karnal Agglomeration is 84.26% which is lower than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Karnal stood at 88.68 % and 79.37 % respectively.
Total literates in Karnal UA were 225,567 of which males were 124,685 and remaining 100,882 were females.
Karnal Child Population
The children (0-6 age) population of Karnal UA is around 11.40 % of total Karnal UA population which is higher than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Karnal Urban region were 34,430 of which male were 19,050 while remaining 15,380 childs were female.
Karnal Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of female to male in Karnal UA was found lower with figure of 892 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 807 per 1000 boys in Karnal Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.
Karnal Population 2011 Census
Class I UAs/Towns
Average Literacy (%)
Karnal Metropolitan Region Future Population 2021-2031