Raniganj City Census 2011 data


Raniganj city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Asansol Metropolitan Region. The Raniganj city is located in West Bengal state of India.

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Raniganj in 2011 is 129,441; of which male and female are 67,578 and 61,863 respectively. Although Raniganj city has population of 129,441; its urban / metropolitan population is 1,243,414 of which 646,052 are males and 597,362 are females.

Raniganj Literacy Rate 2011

In education section, total literates in Raniganj city are 88,299 of which 49,674 are males while 38,625 are females. Average literacy rate of Raniganj city is 77.65 percent of which male and female literacy was 83.68 and 71.06 percent.

Raniganj Sex Ratio 2011

The sex ratio of Raniganj city is 915 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 914 per 1000 boys.

Raniganj Child Population 2011

Total children (0-6) in Raniganj city are 15,721 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 8,213 boys while 7,508 are girls. The child forms 12.15 % of total population of Raniganj City.

Raniganj Slums 2011

Total no. of Slums in Raniganj city numbers 7,473 in which population of 39,021 resides. This is around 30.15% of total population of Raniganj city.

Raniganj Population 2015

Indian Govt only conduct census once a decade. Since last census of Raniganj city was done in 2011, next census will only be in 2021. While many are asking for Raniganj Population 2015 figures, there is none.

Raniganj City Population 2011

Description
City Raniganj
Government Municipality
Urban Agglomeration Asansol Metropolitan
State West Bengal
Raniganj City Total Male Female
City Population 129,441 67,578 61,863
Literates 88,299 49,674 38,625
Children (0-6) 15,721 8,213 7,508
Average Literacy (%) 77.65 % 83.68 % 71.06 %
Sexratio 915
Child Sexratio 914

Raniganj Religion 2011

Hinduism is majority religion in Raniganj city with 76.86 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Raniganj with approximately 21.92 % following it. In Raniganj city, Christinity is followed by 0.16 %, Jainism by 0.09 %, Sikhism by 0.59 % and Buddhism by 0.59 %. Around 0.08 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.25 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 99,493 76.86 %
Muslims 28,369 21.92 %
Christian 202 0.16 %
Sikh 770 0.59 %
Buddhist 71 0.05 %
Jain 117 0.09 %
Others 100 0.08 %
Not Stated 319 0.25 %

Asansol Metropolitan Region

Raniganj city comes under Asansol Metropolitan area.
Asansol Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 1,243,414 646,052 597,362
Literates 867,142 487,346 379,796
Children (0-6) 141,689 73,594 68,095
Average Literacy (%) 78.71 % 85.13 % 71.76 %
Sexratio 925
Child Sexratio 925
Asansol Metropolitan Areas
Amkula, Asansol, Baktarnagar, Ballavpur, Bhanowara, Charanpur, Domohani, Egara, Jamuria, Jemari (J.K. Nagar Township), Kulti, Majiara, Murgathaul, Raghunathchak, Raniganj, Sahebganj, and Topsi
# City Literacy
1 Nagpur 91.92
2 Chennai 90.18
3 Mumbai 89.73
4 Pune 89.56
5 Bangalore 88.71
# City Count
1 Maharashtra 18
2 Uttar Pradesh 16
3 Gujarat 5
4 Tamil Nadu 5
5 Madhya Pradesh 5
* Min 5 Lakh Population