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Palakkad Urban Region Population 2011 - 2023

As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Palakkad is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Class I UAs/Towns. Palakkad city is governed by Municipality and is situated in Palakkad Urban Region.

The total population of Palakkad UA/Metropolitan region is 293,533. The male population of which is 143,676 while female population is 149,857.



Palakkad Population 2022 - 2023

Population of Palakkad city in 2023 is approximately 403,000. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Palakkad Metropolitian region in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Palakkad urban area is based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Palakkad region, we will update the same on this page in 2023.

Palakkad Literacy Rate

The literacy rate of Palakkad Agglomeration is 92.05% which is higher than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Palakkad stood at 95.30 % and 88.96 % respectively. Total literates in Palakkad UA were 244,299 of which males were 123,193 and remaining 121,106 were females.

Palakkad Child Population

The children (0-6 age) population of Palakkad UA is around 9.58 % of total Palakkad UA population which is lower than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Palakkad Urban region were 28,132 of which male were 14,409 while remaining 13,723 childs were female.

Palakkad Sex Ratio

The sex ratio of female to male in Palakkad UA was found higher with figure of 1043 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 952 per 1000 boys in Palakkad Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.

Palakkad Population 2011 Census

Description
Urban Agglomeration Palakkad
Government Urban Agglomeration
UA Type Class I UAs/Towns
State Kerala
Palakkad UA Total Male Female
Population 293,533 143,676 149,857
Literates 244,299 123,193 121,106
Children (0-6) 28,132 14,409 13,723
Average Literacy (%) 92.05 % 95.30 % 88.96 %
Sexratio 1043
Child Sexratio 952

Palakkad Metropolitan Region Future Population 2021-2031

Metropolitan Population
2011 293,533
2021 381,000
2022 392,000
2023 403,000
2024 415,000
2025 427,000
2026 439,000
2027 452,000
2028 465,000
2029 478,000
2030 492,000
2031 506,000

Palakkad Region - Cities & Towns

Palakkad UA has following cities under it.
City Population
Palakkad (Municipality) 130,955

Towns with population less than 1 Lakh

Town Type Population
Hemambikanagar Census Town 28,592
Marutharode Census Town 24,963
Pirayiri Census Town 41,359
Pudussery Central Census Town 16,629
Pudussery West Census Town 20,140
Puthuppariyaram Census Town 30,895