Puducherry Population


Estimated population in 2022

Estimated population of Puducherry in 2022
1,253,431
Estimated population of males in 2022
617,632
Estimated population of males in 2022
635,799

Population as per 2011 census

Population 950,289
Male Population 468,258
Female Population 482,031
Area (km2) 294
Density/km2 3,232
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 1,029
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 970
Literates 726,649
Male Literates 380,946
Female Literates 345,703
Average Literacy 85.44%
Male Literacy 91.23%
Female Literacy 79.86%
Child Population (0-6 Age) 99,838
Boys Population (0-6 Age) 50,688
Girls Population (0-6 Age) 49,150
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.51%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.82%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.20%

Puducherry Religion-wise Data

Description Population in 2011 Percentage
Estimated Population in 2022
Hindu
855,294
90.00%
1,128,133
Muslims
32,674
3.44%
43,097
Christian
58,328
6.14%
76,935
Sikh
245
0.03%
323
Buddhist
366
0.04%
483
Jain
1,328
0.14%
1,752
Not Stated
1,907
0.20%
2,515
Others
147
0.02%
194
Total
950,289
100.00%
1,253,431

City/Metros in Puducherry District

City Name Population in 2011
Estimated Population in 2022
Ozhukarai (Municipality) 300,104
395,837
Puducherry (Municipality) 244,377
322,333