Kolkata City Census 2011 data

Kolkata City Overview

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

Kolkata Population 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Kolkata in 2011 is 4,486,679; of which male and female are 2,362,662 and 2,124,017 respectively. Although Kolkata city has population of 4,486,679; its urban / metropolitan population is 14,112,536 of which 7,319,682 are males and 6,792,854 are females.

Kolkata Literacy Rate 2011

In education section, total literates in Kolkata city are 3,648,210 of which 1,966,122 are males while 1,682,088 are females. Average literacy rate of Kolkata city is 87.14 percent of which male and female literacy was 89.08 and 84.98 percent.

Kolkata Sex Ratio 2011

The sex ratio of Kolkata city is 899 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 930 per 1000 boys.

Kolkata Child Population 2011

Total children (0-6) in Kolkata city are 300,052 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 155,475 boys while 144,577 are girls. The child forms 6.69 % of total population of Kolkata City.
Description
City Kolkata
Government Municipal Corporation
Urban Agglomeration Kolkata Metropolitan
State West Bengal
Kolkata City Total Male Female
Population 4,486,679 2,362,662 2,124,017
Literates 3,648,210 1,966,122 1,682,088
Children (0-6) 300,052 155,475 144,577
Average Literacy (%) 87.14 89.08 84.98
Sexratio 899
Child Sexratio 930
Kolkata city comes under Kolkata Metropolitan area.
Kolkata Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 14,112,536 7,319,682 6,792,854
Literates 11,526,635 6,159,091 5,367,544
Children (0-6) 1,063,394 546,373 517,021
Average Literacy (%) 88.33 90.93 85.53
Sexratio 928
Child Sexratio 946
Kolkata Metropolitan Areas
83 Argari, Amodghata, Andul, Ankurhati, Babanpur (P), Baidyabati, Balarampota, Balarampur, Balibhara, Bally, Bally Town, Bamunari, Bandipur, Bankra, Bansberia, Banupur, Bara Khejuria, Baranagar, Barasat, Barrackpur, Barrackpur Cantonment(CB), Bhadreswar, Bhandardaha, Bhatpara, Bidhan Nagar, Bipra Noapara, Budge Budge, Chak Banshberia, Chak Srikrishna, Chakapara, Chakla, Champdani, Chamrail, Chandannagar, Chandpur, Chata Kalikapur, Dakshin Jhapardaha, Dakshin Rajyadharpur, Dharmapur, Dhuilya, Domjur, Dum Dum, Eksara, Garshyamnagar, Garulia, Gayespur, Halisahar, Haora, Hatgachha, Hugli and Chinsurah, Ichhapur Defence Estate, Jafarpur, Jagadishpur, Jaypur Bil, Jetia, Jhorhat, Joka, Kalyani, Kamarhati, Kamranga, Kanaipur, Kanchrapara, Kantlia, Kaugachhi, Keota (P), Khalia, Khalisani, Khantora, Khardaha, Kodalia, Kolkata, Konnagar, Kulihanda, Madhyamgram, Maheshtala, Mahiari, Makardaha, Manikpur, Muragachha, Nabadiganta Industrial Township, Nabagram Colony, Naihati, Naldanga, Nalpur, Nanna, New Barrackpur, Nibra, Nischintapur, Noapara (P), North Barrackpur, North Dum Dum, Panchpara, Panihati, Panpur, Patulia, Podara, Pujali, Raghudebbati, Raghunathpur (PS-Dankuni), Raigachhi, Rajarhat Gopalpur, Rajpur Sonarpur, Ramchandrapur, Rishra, Rishra, Ruiya, Salap, Sankrail, Santoshpur, Sarenga, Serampore, Shankhanagar, Simla, South Dum Dum, Srotribati, Talbandha, Teghari, Tentulkuli, Titagarh, Uluberia, Uttar Pirpur, Uttar Raypur, and Uttarpara Kotrung
High Literacy
1 Nagpur 93.13
2 Pune 91.61
3 Chennai 90.33
4 Mumbai 90.28
5 Ahmedabad 89.62
* Min 20 Lakh Population
Best Sex Ratio
1 Chennai 986
2 Nagpur 961
3 Hyderabad 945
4 Pune 945
5 Lucknow 915
* Min 20 Lakh Population
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City Count
1 Maharashtra 18
2 Uttar Pradesh 16
3 Gujarat 6
4 Andhra Pradesh 6
5 Tamil Nadu 5
* Min 5 Lakh Population