As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Puducherry is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Class I UAs/Towns.
Puducherry city is governed by Municipality and is situated in Puducherry Urban Region.
The total population of Puducherry UA/Metropolitan region is 657,209. The male population of which is 323,489 while female population is 333,720.
Puducherry Population 2022 - 2023
Population of Puducherry city in 2023 is approximately
The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Puducherry Metropolitian region in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Puducherry urban area is based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Puducherry region, we will update the same on this page in 2023.
Puducherry Literacy Rate
The literacy rate of Puducherry Agglomeration is 88.57% which is higher than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Puducherry stood at 93.43 % and 83.88 % respectively.
Total literates in Puducherry UA were 522,868 of which males were 270,672 and remaining 252,196 were females.
Puducherry Child Population
The children (0-6 age) population of Puducherry UA is around 10.17 % of total Puducherry UA population which is lower than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Puducherry Urban region were 66,835 of which male were 33,792 while remaining 33,043 childs were female.
Puducherry Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of female to male in Puducherry UA was found higher with figure of 1032 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 978 per 1000 boys in Puducherry Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.
Puducherry Population 2011 Census
Class I UAs/Towns
Average Literacy (%)
Puducherry Metropolitan Region Future Population 2021-2031