Puruliya Urban Region

As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Puruliya is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Class I UAs/Towns. Puruliya city is governed by Municipality and is situated in Puruliya Urban Region.

The total population of Puruliya UA/Metropolitan region is 126,815. The male population of which is 65,354 while female population is 61,461.

Puruliya Literacy Rate 2011

The literacy rate of Puruliya Agglomeration is 81.30% which is lower than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Puruliya stood at 87.88 % and 74.31 % respectively. Total literates in Puruliya UA were 92,224 of which males were 51,359 and remaining 40,865 were females.

Puruliya Child Population 2011

The children (0-6 age) population of Puruliya UA is around 10.55 % of total Puruliya UA population which is lower than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Puruliya Urban region were 13,379 of which male were 6,912 while remaining 6,467 childs were female.

Puruliya Sex Ratio 2011

The sex ratio of female to male in Puruliya UA was found higher with figure of 940 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 936 per 1000 boys in Puruliya Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.

Puruliya Population 2011 Table

Description
Urban Agglomeration Puruliya
Government Urban Agglomeration
UA Type Class I UAs/Towns
State West Bengal
Puruliya UA 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 Region - Cities & Towns

Puruliya UA has following cities under it.
City Population Male Female
Puruliya (Municipality) 121,067 62,351 58,716

Towns with population less than 1 Lakh.
Town Type Population
Raghabpur (P) Census Town 5,748
# Urban Region Child %
1 Malappuram 14.07 %
2 Aurangabad 13.50 %
3 Ghaziabad 13.45 %
4 Raipur 13.15 %
5 Meerut 12.99 %
* Min 10 Lakh Population
# Urban Region Sex Ratio
1 Kozhikode 1102
2 Kochi 1030
3 Coimbatore 994
4 Chennai 985
5 Nagpur 960
* Min 20 Lakh Population