With a total human count of 71 million people, Karnataka is the Ninth largest state of India. Know more on current population, sex ratio and religious composition in Karnataka.
Population of Karnataka (2021)
|Current Population of Karnataka in 2021||71,609,495 (7.16 crore)|
|Total No. of Males||36,370,462 (2021)|
|Total Females in Karnataka||35,239,033 (2021)|
|Sex Ratio in Karnataka||968 females per 1,000 males|
Population of Karnataka - Karnataka is one of the major states of South India. With a total population of over 7.16 crore, Karnataka is the ninth largest state in India in terms of Population. Going by estimated figures of 2021, there are 71,609,495 people living in the state of Karnataka. The state enjoys a healthy lifestyle and is considered as one of the developed states of India. The population of the state was estimated to be 61,130,704 in 2011 Census of India. From there on, Karnataka has added another 10 million people to its growing population between years 2011 to 2021. Bangalore is the largest city in the state with over 1.4 million people living there. The state adds more than 1 million people every year to its existing population. There are over 31 districts in the state of Karnataka. Among all the districts in the state, Bangalore Urban, Belgaum and Gulbarga are the most populated districts with a total head count of 3 million people in each district. Male to female ratio or Sex Ratio is quiet good in the state with 968 females available for every 1000 males. In the last 30 years, Karnataka has been showing major signs of decline in its population growth. The state has witnessed a growth of 15.7% in its population between years 2001 to 2011. Demographic figures of Karnataka are much better than compared with other states of India.
Current Population of Karnataka in 2021
The southern state of Karnataka is currently (2021) home to over 71,609,495 (7.16 Crores) people. Total population in state was recorded to be 70,462,375 and 69,371,567 in year 2020 and 2019. Annual growth of population in the state is estimated to be over 1.1 million people. Bengaluru is the leading city in terms of population in the state of Karnataka. In year 2018, the state population was 68,236,674 however the same figure was recorded to be 67,154,911 in year 2017. Thus, Population growth in Karnataka is on the higher side in comparison with other states of India.
Population of Karnataka in 2015
According to recent estimates (from Census of India) total number of people living in state of Karnataka is 65,061,069 (6.5 crore). With an annual increase of around 1 million people in its population, Karnataka is the 9th largest state of India.
Population of Karnataka in 2014
The southern state of Karnataka is home to over 64 million people in India. In terms of population ranking, it is Ninth most populated state of India. As of 2014, there are 64,055,400 people living in Karnataka.
Population of Karnataka in 2013
In year 2013, Karnataka added another 990124 people to its existing population. It is estimated that Population of Karnataka in 2013 was 63065276. These further include 50.9% males and 49.1% females.
Population of Karnataka in 2012
Population in state of Karnataka has been increasing at a descent rate. Every year, there are around 1 million people added in its present population. By 2012, Population of Karnataka was estimated to be 62,090,456. So there was an increase of 1.5% in population of Karnataka in year 2012. According to Census of India 2011, Population of Karnataka was recorded at 61,130,704.
What is the Population of Karnataka
Karnataka, with a steady growth in its population every year, it is estimated that there are 71,609,495 people living in the state. Population growth in Karnataka is considered to be satisfactory as compared with other populated states of India.
Religious Population in Karnataka
The population of Karnataka is further divided into different religions originating in the state. Hinduism is the dominant religion with 83.9% of the population following Hindu Religion, 12.2% are Muslim, 1.9% are Christian, 0.78% are Jains, 0.73% are Buddhist, Sikhs form an mere 0.03% of the total population in the state.
The official language of Karnataka state is Kannada.
Growth of Population in Karnataka
Rapid Industrialization and growth of various metros in Karnataka has contributed a lot towards its Population growth. Bangalore, the capital city witnessed a large number of migratory populations from other parts of India. With state government providing a better health services to the people, it has further resulted in controlling the health related problems in Karnataka. So with recent modernization in the state, Karnataka has witnessed a decent growth in its Population.
Projected Population of Karnataka (2011 - 2021)
|Population of Karnataka consists of:
Hindu - 83%, Muslim - 11%, Christian - 4%, Jains - 0.78%, and Buddhist - 0.73%
Current Population of Karnataka (District Wise)
|Population in 2011||Growth Rate 2001-2011||Density (per Sq. Km)||Sex Ratio (females per 1000 males)|