Puruliya City Census 2011 data


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

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Puruliya in 2011 is 121,067; of which male and female are 62,351 and 58,716 respectively. Although Puruliya city has population of 121,067; its urban / metropolitan population is 126,815 of which 65,354 are males and 61,461 are females.

Puruliya Literacy Rate 2011

In education section, total literates in Puruliya city are 89,000 of which 49,365 are males while 39,635 are females. Average literacy rate of Puruliya city is 82.09 percent of which male and female literacy was 88.40 and 75.39 percent.

Puruliya Sex Ratio 2011

The sex ratio of Puruliya city is 942 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 945 per 1000 boys.

Puruliya Child Population 2011

Total children (0-6) in Puruliya city are 12,653 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 6,507 boys while 6,146 are girls. The child forms 10.45 % of total population of Puruliya City.

Puruliya Slums 2011

Total no. of Slums in Puruliya city numbers 9,205 in which population of 50,071 resides. This is around 41.36% of total population of Puruliya city.

Puruliya Population 2015

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

Puruliya City Population 2011

Description
City Puruliya
Government Municipality
Urban Agglomeration Puruliya Metropolitan
State West Bengal
Puruliya City Total Male Female
City Population 121,067 62,351 58,716
Literates 89,000 49,365 39,635
Children (0-6) 12,653 6,507 6,146
Average Literacy (%) 82.09 % 88.40 % 75.39 %
Sexratio 942
Child Sexratio 945

Puruliya Religion 2011

Hinduism is majority religion in Puruliya city with 82.66 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Puruliya with approximately 13.57 % following it. In Puruliya city, Christinity is followed by 1.53 %, Jainism by 0.18 %, Sikhism by 0.04 % and Buddhism by 0.04 %. Around 0.02 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 1.98 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 100,072 82.66 %
Muslims 16,432 13.57 %
Christian 1,857 1.53 %
Sikh 43 0.04 %
Buddhist 30 0.02 %
Jain 214 0.18 %
Others 24 0.02 %
Not Stated 2,395 1.98 %

Puruliya Metropolitan Region

Puruliya city comes under Puruliya Metropolitan area.
Puruliya Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 126,815 65,354 61,461
Literates 92,224 51,359 40,865
Children (0-6) 13,379 6,912 6,467
Average Literacy (%) 81.30 % 87.88 % 74.31 %
Sexratio 940
Child Sexratio 936
Puruliya Metropolitan Areas
Puruliya, and Raghabpur (P)
# 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