As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Delhi is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Mega City.
Delhi city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Delhi Urban Region.
The total population of Delhi UA/Metropolitan region is 16,349,831. The male population of which is 8,750,834 while female population is 7,598,997.
Delhi Population 2023
Population of Delhi city in 2023 is approximately
The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Delhi Metropolitian region in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Delhi urban area is based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Delhi region, we will update the same on this page in 2023.
Delhi Literacy Rate
The literacy rate of Delhi Agglomeration is 86.32% which is higher than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Delhi stood at 90.98 % and 80.96 % respectively.
Total literates in Delhi UA were 12,427,342 of which males were 7,012,476 and remaining 5,414,866 were females.
Delhi Child Population
The children (0-6 age) population of Delhi UA is around 11.95 % of total Delhi UA population which is higher than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Delhi Urban region were 1,953,206 of which male were 1,042,800 while remaining 910,406 childs were female.
Delhi Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of female to male in Delhi UA was found lower with figure of 868 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 873 per 1000 boys in Delhi Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.
Delhi Population 2011 Census
Average Literacy (%)
Delhi Metropolitan Region Future Population 2021-2031