Paschim Medinipur (West Midnapore) District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Paschim Medinipur (West Midnapore), 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 Paschim Medinipur District of West Bengal.

In 2011, Paschim Medinipur had population of 5,913,457 of which male and female were 3,007,885 and 2,905,572 respectively. In 2001 census, Paschim Medinipur had a population of 5,193,411 of which males were 2,648,048 and remaining 2,545,363 were females. Paschim Medinipur District population constituted 6.48 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Paschim Medinipur District was at 6.48 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 13.86 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Paschim Medinipur District recorded increase of 15.76 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Paschim Medinipur Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 5,913,457 5,193,411
Male 3,007,885 2,648,048
Female 2,905,572 2,545,363
Population Growth 13.86% 15.76%
Area Sq. Km 9,368 9,368
Density/km2 631 556
Proportion to West Bengal Population 6.48% 6.48%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 966 961
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 963 951
Average Literacy 78.00 70.41
Male Literacy 85.26 81.28
Female Literacy 70.50 59.11
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 685,012 752,038
Male Population (0-6 Age) 349,031 385,449
Female Population (0-6 Age) 335,981 366,589
Literates 4,078,412 3,358,066
Male Literates 2,266,913 1,946,763
Female Literates 1,811,499 1,411,303
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.58% 14.48%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.60% 14.56%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.56% 14.40%

Paschim Medinipur District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Paschim Medinipur district for 2011 is 631 people per sq. km. In 2001, Paschim Medinipur district density was at 556 people per sq. km. Paschim Medinipur district administers 9,368 square kilometers of areas.

Paschim Medinipur Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Paschim Medinipur in 2011 were 78.00 compared to 70.41 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 85.26 and 70.50 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 81.28 and 59.11 in Paschim Medinipur District. Total literate in Paschim Medinipur District were 4,078,412 of which male and female were 2,266,913 and 1,811,499 respectively. In 2001, Paschim Medinipur District had 3,358,066 in its district.

Paschim Medinipur Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Paschim Medinipur, it stood at 966 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 961. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 963 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 951 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Paschim Medinipur Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Paschim Medinipur. There were total 685,012 children under age of 0-6 against 752,038 of 2001 census. Of total 685,012 male and female were 349,031 and 335,981 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 963 compared to 951 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 11.58 percent of Paschim Medinipur District compared to 14.48 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.9 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Paschim Medinipur Houseless Census

In 2011, total 1,004 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Paschim Medinipur district of West Bengal. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 3,768. This approx 0.06% of total population of Paschim Medinipur district.

Paschim Medinipur Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 5,056,953 85.52 %
Muslims 620,554 10.49 %
Christian 23,287 0.39 %
Sikh 2,854 0.05 %
Buddhist 2,019 0.03 %
Jain 1,550 0.03 %
Others 184,278 3.12 %
Not Stated 21,962 0.37 %

Paschim Medinipur Population 2015

What is the population of Paschim Medinipur in 2015? The fact is, last census for Paschim Medinipur district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Paschim Medinipur district situated in West Bengal. As per 2011, Paschim Medinipur population is 5,913,457

Paschim Medinipur District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Paschim Medinipur population for 2011 census, 12.22 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 722,686 people lives in urban areas of which males are 366,164 and females are 356,522. Sex Ratio in urban region of Paschim Medinipur district is 974 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Paschim Medinipur district was 972 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 68,176 of which males and females were 34,579 and 33,597. This child population figure of Paschim Medinipur district is 9.44 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Paschim Medinipur district as per census 2011 is 85.96 % of which males and females are 90.45 % and 81.35 % literates respectively. In actual number 562,595 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 299,905 and 262,690 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 87.78 % population of Paschim Medinipur districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Paschim Medinipur district population living in rural areas is 5,190,771 of which males and females are 2,641,721 and 2,549,050 respectively. In rural areas of Paschim Medinipur district, sex ratio is 965 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Paschim Medinipur district is considered, figure is 962 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 616,836 in rural areas of which males were 314,452 and females were 302,384. The child population comprises 11.90 % of total rural population of Paschim Medinipur district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Paschim Medinipur district is 76.87 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 84.52 and 68.94 percent respectively. In total, 3,515,817 people were literate of which males and females were 1,967,008 and 1,548,809 respectively.

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

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 87.78 % 12.22 %
Total Population 5,190,771 722,686
Male Population 2,641,721 366,164
Female Population 2,549,050 356,522
Sex Ratio 965 974
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 962 972
Child Population (0-6) 616,836 68,176
Male Child(0-6) 314,452 34,579
Female Child(0-6) 302,384 33,597
Child Percentage (0-6) 11.88 % 9.43 %
Male Child Percentage 11.90 % 9.44 %
Female Child Percentage 11.86 % 9.42 %
Literates 3,515,817 562,595
Male Literates 1,967,008 299,905
Female Literates 1,548,809 262,690
Average Literacy 76.87 % 85.96 %
Male Literacy 84.52 % 90.45 %
Female Literacy 68.94 % 81.35 %

City/Metros in Paschim Medinipur District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Kharagpur (Urban Agglomeration) 299,683 153,143 146,540
Cities inside Paschim Medinipur District Population Male Female
Kharagpur (Municipality) 207,604 106,559 101,045
Medinipur (Municipality) 169,264 84,977 84,287

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