As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Gorakhpur is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Class I UAs/Towns.
Gorakhpur city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Gorakhpur Urban Region.
The total population of Gorakhpur UA/Metropolitan region is 694,889. The male population of which is 365,405 while female population is 329,484.
Gorakhpur Population 2023
Population of Gorakhpur city in 2023 is approximately
The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Gorakhpur Metropolitian region in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Gorakhpur urban area is based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Gorakhpur region, we will update the same on this page in 2023.
Gorakhpur Literacy Rate
The literacy rate of Gorakhpur Agglomeration is 83.54% which is lower than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Gorakhpur stood at 88.43 % and 78.13 % respectively.
Total literates in Gorakhpur UA were 519,818 of which males were 289,102 and remaining 230,716 were females.
Gorakhpur Child Population
The children (0-6 age) population of Gorakhpur UA is around 10.46 % of total Gorakhpur UA population which is lower than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Gorakhpur Urban region were 72,663 of which male were 38,491 while remaining 34,172 childs were female.
Gorakhpur Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of female to male in Gorakhpur UA was found lower with figure of 902 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 888 per 1000 boys in Gorakhpur Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.
Gorakhpur Population 2011 Census
Class I UAs/Towns
Average Literacy (%)
Gorakhpur Metropolitan Region Future Population 2021-2031