Knowledge about the demographical scenario of Karawal Nagar helps a person to develop acquaintance with the town in the true sense. Over the years quite a handful of demographers have tried their level best in order to bring forth certain information viz. population, literacy condition etc.
In this regard they used to regard the Census report of India that has been issued forth in the year 2001 to be quite significant. It has been found out that the total population of Karawal Nagar has been counted to be 148,549. Like any other towns, in Karawal Nagar also, females are less in number than that of males. This becomes prominent from the individual population status. To be specific, female populace constitutes of 46 percent. Male populace is more and thus constitutes of 54 percent. In Karawal Nagar, 18 percent of the total population is below six years of age.
In order to gauge the development and progress of a place one needs to know the literacy rate of the concerned place. Thus the experts have considered literacy rate to be an indicator for measuring a town's development. Karawal Nagar too is not an exception. Some development has occurred in Karawal Nagar, which is evident from its literacy rate. According to the aforesaid census report the average literary rate of Karawal Nagar is 65 percent, which is higher than that of India. 59.5 percent is the average literacy rate of the nation. Moreover a huge difference also occurs between male and female literacy rates. In other words, 73 percent and 55 percent are the rates of male and female literacy respectively.