As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Kanpur is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Million Plus UA/City.
Kanpur city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Kanpur Urban Region.
The total population of Kanpur UA/Metropolitan region is 2,920,496. The male population of which is 1,572,334 while female population is 1,348,162.
Kanpur Population 2023
Population of Kanpur city in 2023 is approximately
The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Kanpur Metropolitian region in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Kanpur urban area is based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Kanpur region, we will update the same on this page in 2023.
Kanpur Literacy Rate
The literacy rate of Kanpur Agglomeration is 82.28% which is lower than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Kanpur stood at 84.47 % and 79.73 % respectively.
Total literates in Kanpur UA were 2,169,718 of which males were 1,199,546 and remaining 970,172 were females.
Kanpur Child Population
The children (0-6 age) population of Kanpur UA is around 9.71 % of total Kanpur UA population which is lower than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Kanpur Urban region were 283,568 of which male were 152,183 while remaining 131,385 childs were female.
Kanpur Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of female to male in Kanpur UA was found lower with figure of 857 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 863 per 1000 boys in Kanpur Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.
Kanpur Population 2011 Census
Million Plus UA/City
Average Literacy (%)
Kanpur Metropolitan Region Future Population 2021-2031