Population Census data 2011



The capital city which is also the largest city in the state of is . The languages spoken in the state includes . In total () state comprises districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for state is .

Population 2011

As per details from Census 2011, has population of , an decrease from figure of 8.02 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of as per 2011 census is 0 of which male and female are 0 and 0 respectively. In 2001, total population was 80,176,197 in which males were 41,465,985 while females were 38,710,212.

Population Growth Rate

The total population growth in this decade was percent while in previous decade it was 17.84 percent. The population of forms percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 7.79 percent.

Literacy Rate 2011

Literacy rate in has seen downward trend and is percent as per 2011 population census. Of that, male literacy stands at percent while female literacy is at percent. In 2001, literacy rate in stood at 68.64 percent of which male and female were 77.02 percent and 59.61 percent literate respectively.

In actual numbers, total literates in stands at 0 of which males were 0 and females were 0.

Density 2011

Total area of is 0 sq. km. Density of is 0 per sq km which is lower than national average 382 per sq km. In 2001, density of was 903 per sq km, while nation average in 2001 was 324 per sq km.

Sex Ratio

Sex Ratio in is i.e. for each 1000 male, which is below national average of 940 as per census 2011. In 2001, the sex ratio of female was 934 per 1000 males in .

Religious Data

Lot of viewers are asking us to provide religion's data of state. Most important question of all is what is the current population of Hindus, Muslim, Sikhs and Christian in state of . But Govt. of India is yet to release full religious data of state. Once it is released, we will provide the detailed information on this page of Population Census 2011.

Description 2011 2001
Approximate Population 8.02 Crore
Actual Population 0 80,176,197
Male 0 41,465,985
Female 0 38,710,212
Population Growth % 17.84%
Percantage of total Population % 7.79%
Sex Ratio 934
Child Sex Ratio 957
Density/km2 0 903
Density/mi2 0 2,340
Area km2 0 88,752
Area mi2 0 34,267
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 0 11,414,222
Male Population (0-6 Age) 0 5,824,180
Female Population (0-6 Age) 0 5,590,042
Literacy % 68.64 %
Male Literacy % 77.02 %
Female Literacy % 59.61 %
Total Literate 0 47,196,401
Male Literate 0 27,452,426
Female Literate 0 19,743,975

Urban Population 2011

Out of total population of , 31.87% people live in urban regions. The total figure of population living in urban areas is 29,093,002 of which 14,964,082 are males and while remaining 14,128,920 are females. The urban population in the last 10 years has increased by 31.87 percent.

Sex Ratio in urban regions of was 944 females per 1000 males. For child (0-6) sex ratio the figure for urban region stood at 947 girls per 1000 boys. Total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of were 2,760,756. Of total population in urban region, 9.49 % were children (0-6).

Average Literacy rate in for Urban regions was 84.78 percent in which males were 88.37% literate while female literacy stood at 76.01%. Total literates in urban region of were 22,324,502.

Rural Population 2011

Of the total population of state, around 68.13 percent live in the villages of rural areas. In actual numbers, males and females were 31,844,945 and 30,338,168 respectively. Total population of rural areas of state was 62,183,113. The population growth rate recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 68.13%.

In rural regions of state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 953 while same for the child (0-6 age) was 959 girls per 1000 boys. In , 7,820,710 children (0-6) live in rural areas. Child population forms 12.58 percent of total rural population.

In rural areas of , literacy rate for males and female stood at 78.44 % and 61.98 %. Average literacy rate in for rural areas was 72.13 percent. Total literates in rural areas were 39,213,779.
Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 68.13 % 31.87 %
Total Population 62,183,113 29,093,002
Male Population 31,844,945 14,964,082
Female Population 30,338,168 14,128,920
Population Growth 7.68 % 29.72 %
Sex Ratio 953 944
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 959 947
Child Population (0-6) 7,820,710 2,760,756
Child Percentage (0-6) 12.58 % 9.49 %
Literates 39,213,779 22,324,502
Average Literacy 72.13 % 84.78 %
Male Literacy 78.44 % 88.37 %
Female Literacy 61.98 % 76.01 %

Census 2011 Conclusion

The official census 2011 of has been conducted by Directorate of Census Operations in . Enumeration of key persons including Chief Minister of was also done by officials conducting population census.

Figures of population census 2011 have been represented in chart for your reference at bottom.
Large cities of Population Male Female
() 0 0 0

Large Urban Agglomeration of Population Male Female
0 0 0

Largest District by Population in Population Male Female
North Twenty Four Parganas 10,009,781 5,119,389 4,890,392
South Twenty Four Parganas 8,161,961 4,173,778 3,988,183
Barddhaman 7,717,563 3,966,889 3,750,674
Murshidabad 7,103,807 3,627,564 3,476,243
Paschim Medinipur 5,913,457 3,007,885 2,905,572
Hugli 5,519,145 2,814,653 2,704,492
Nadia 5,167,600 2,653,768 2,513,832
Purba Medinipur 5,095,875 2,629,834 2,466,041
Haora 4,850,029 2,500,819 2,349,210
Kolkata 4,496,694 2,356,766 2,139,928
Maldah 3,988,845 2,051,541 1,937,304
Jalpaiguri 3,872,846 1,983,064 1,889,782
Bankura 3,596,674 1,838,095 1,758,579
Birbhum 3,502,404 1,790,920 1,711,484
Uttar Dinajpur 3,007,134 1,551,066 1,456,068
Puruliya 2,930,115 1,496,996 1,433,119
Koch Bihar 2,819,086 1,451,542 1,367,544
Darjiling 1,846,823 937,259 909,564
Dakshin Dinajpur 1,676,276 857,199 819,077


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Largest District (km²)
1 South Twenty Four Parganas 9960
2 Paschim Medinipur 9368
3 Barddhaman 7024
4 Bankura 6882
5 Puruliya 6259
Percentage of Child
1 Uttar Dinajpur 16.13 %
2 Maldah 15.27 %
3 Murshidabad 14.27 %
4 Puruliya 14.00 %
5 Birbhum 12.81 %
High Density
1 Kolkata 24306
2 Haora 3306
3 North Twenty Four Parganas 2445
4 Hugli 1753
5 Murshidabad 1334
Top Population Growth
1 Uttar Dinajpur 23.15 %
2 Maldah 21.22 %
3 Murshidabad 21.09 %
4 South Twenty Four Parganas 18.17 %
5 Birbhum 16.15 %
High Literacy
1 Purba Medinipur 87.02 %
2 Kolkata 86.31 %
3 North Twenty Four Parganas 84.06 %
4 Haora 83.31 %
5 Hugli 81.80 %
High Sex Ratio
1 Darjiling 970
2 Paschim Medinipur 966
3 Hugli 961
4 Murshidabad 958
5 Bankura 957