Hugli (Hooghly) District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Hugli (Hooghly), a district of West Bengal has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in West Bengal. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Hugli District of West Bengal.

In 2011, Hugli had population of 5,519,145 of which male and female were 2,814,653 and 2,704,492 respectively. In 2001 census, Hugli had a population of 5,041,976 of which males were 2,589,625 and remaining 2,452,351 were females. Hugli District population constituted 6.05 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Hugli District was at 6.29 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 9.46 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Hugli District recorded increase of 15.77 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Hugli Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 5,519,145 5,041,976
Male 2,814,653 2,589,625
Female 2,704,492 2,452,351
Population Growth 9.46% 15.77%
Area Sq. Km 3,149 3,149
Density/km2 1,753 1,601
Proportion to West Bengal Population 6.05% 6.29%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 961 947
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 952 951
Average Literacy 81.80 75.11
Male Literacy 87.03 82.59
Female Literacy 76.36 67.21
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 533,210 603,258
Male Population (0-6 Age) 273,116 309,141
Female Population (0-6 Age) 260,094 294,117
Literates 4,078,388 3,333,988
Male Literates 2,211,777 1,883,474
Female Literates 1,866,611 1,450,514
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.66% 11.96%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.70% 11.94%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.62% 11.99%

Hugli District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Hugli district for 2011 is 1,753 people per sq. km. In 2001, Hugli district density was at 1,601 people per sq. km. Hugli district administers 3,149 square kilometers of areas.

Hugli Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Hugli in 2011 were 81.80 compared to 75.11 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 87.03 and 76.36 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 82.59 and 67.21 in Hugli District. Total literate in Hugli District were 4,078,388 of which male and female were 2,211,777 and 1,866,611 respectively. In 2001, Hugli District had 3,333,988 in its district.

Hugli Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Hugli, it stood at 961 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 947. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 952 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 951 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Hugli Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Hugli. There were total 533,210 children under age of 0-6 against 603,258 of 2001 census. Of total 533,210 male and female were 273,116 and 260,094 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 952 compared to 951 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 9.66 percent of Hugli District compared to 11.96 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.3 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Hugli Houseless Census

In 2011, total 1,086 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Hugli district of West Bengal. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 3,969. This approx 0.07% of total population of Hugli district.

Hugli Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 4,574,569 82.89 %
Muslims 870,204 15.77 %
Christian 7,300 0.13 %
Sikh 2,662 0.05 %
Buddhist 1,730 0.03 %
Jain 2,160 0.04 %
Others 49,050 0.89 %
Not Stated 11,470 0.21 %

Hugli Population 2015

What is the population of Hugli in 2015? The fact is, last census for Hugli district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Hugli district situated in West Bengal. As per 2011, Hugli population is 5,519,145

Hugli District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Hugli population for 2011 census, 38.57 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 2,128,499 people lives in urban areas of which males are 1,091,708 and females are 1,036,791. Sex Ratio in urban region of Hugli district is 950 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Hugli district was 948 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 185,294 of which males and females were 95,096 and 90,198. This child population figure of Hugli district is 8.71 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Hugli district as per census 2011 is 86.91 % of which males and females are 90.51 % and 83.12 % literates respectively. In actual number 1,688,844 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 902,010 and 786,834 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 61.43 % population of Hugli districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Hugli district population living in rural areas is 3,390,646 of which males and females are 1,722,945 and 1,667,701 respectively. In rural areas of Hugli district, sex ratio is 968 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Hugli district is considered, figure is 954 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 347,916 in rural areas of which males were 178,020 and females were 169,896. The child population comprises 10.33 % of total rural population of Hugli district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Hugli district is 78.53 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 84.78 and 72.09 percent respectively. In total, 2,389,544 people were literate of which males and females were 1,309,767 and 1,079,777 respectively.

All details regarding Hooghly District have been processed by us after receiving from Govt. of India. We are not responsible for errors to population census details of Hugli District.

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 61.43 % 38.57 %
Total Population 3,390,646 2,128,499
Male Population 1,722,945 1,091,708
Female Population 1,667,701 1,036,791
Sex Ratio 968 950
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 954 948
Child Population (0-6) 347,916 185,294
Male Child(0-6) 178,020 95,096
Female Child(0-6) 169,896 90,198
Child Percentage (0-6) 10.26 % 8.71 %
Male Child Percentage 10.33 % 8.71 %
Female Child Percentage 10.19 % 8.70 %
Literates 2,389,544 1,688,844
Male Literates 1,309,767 902,010
Female Literates 1,079,777 786,834
Average Literacy 78.53 % 86.91 %
Male Literacy 84.78 % 90.51 %
Female Literacy 72.09 % 83.12 %

City/Metros in Hugli District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Dankuni (Urban Agglomeration) 249,015 127,099 121,916
Cities inside Hugli District Population Male Female
Serampore (Municipality) 181,842 93,694 88,148
Hugli and Chinsurah (Municipality) 177,259 88,844 88,415
Chandannagar (Municipal Corporation) 166,867 84,009 82,858
Uttarpara Kotrung (Municipality) 159,147 81,410 77,737
Rishra (Municipality) 124,577 66,606 57,971
Baidyabati (Municipality) 121,110 62,485 58,625
Champdani (Municipality) 111,251 59,350 51,901
Bansberia (Municipality) 103,920 53,760 50,160
Bhadreswar (Municipality) 101,477 53,330 48,147

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