As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Kozhikode is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Million Plus UA/City.
Kozhikode city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Kozhikode Urban Region.
The total population of Kozhikode UA/Metropolitan region is 2,028,399. The male population of which is 964,960 while female population is 1,063,439.
Kozhikode Population 2023
Population of Kozhikode city in 2023 is approximately
The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Kozhikode Metropolitian region in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Kozhikode urban area is based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Kozhikode region, we will update the same on this page in 2023.
Kozhikode Literacy Rate
The literacy rate of Kozhikode Agglomeration is 95.42% which is higher than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Kozhikode stood at 97.56 % and 93.50 % respectively.
Total literates in Kozhikode UA were 1,728,594 of which males were 834,040 and remaining 894,554 were females.
Kozhikode Child Population
The children (0-6 age) population of Kozhikode UA is around 10.69 % of total Kozhikode UA population which is lower than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Kozhikode Urban region were 216,762 of which male were 110,049 while remaining 106,713 childs were female.
Kozhikode Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of female to male in Kozhikode UA was found higher with figure of 1102 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 970 per 1000 boys in Kozhikode Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.
Kozhikode Population 2011 Census
Million Plus UA/City
Average Literacy (%)
Kozhikode Metropolitan Region Future Population 2021-2031