Darjiling city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Darjiling Metropolitan Region. The Darjiling city is located in West Bengal state of India.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Darjiling in 2011 is 118,805; of which male and female are 59,187 and 59,618 respectively. Although Darjiling city has population of 118,805; its urban / metropolitan population is 130,399 of which 64,913 are males and 65,486 are females.
Darjiling Population 2022 - 2023
The current estimate population of Darjiling city in 2023 is
, while literacy rate, sex ratio and density are mentioned below. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Darjiling city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Darjiling city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Darjiling city, we will update the same here in 2023.
Darjiling Literacy Rate
In education section, total literates in Darjiling city are 104,539 of which 53,389 are males while 51,150 are females. Average literacy rate of Darjiling city is 93.85 percent of which male and female literacy was 96.41 and 91.31 percent.
Darjiling Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of Darjiling city is 1007 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 946 per 1000 boys.
Darjiling Child Population
Total children (0-6) in Darjiling city are 7,410 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 3,808 boys while 3,602 are girls. The child forms 6.24 % of total population of Darjiling City.
Total no. of Slums in Darjiling city numbers 4,960 in which population of 25,095 resides. This is around 21.12% of total population of Darjiling city.
Darjiling City Population 2011
Average Literacy (%)
Hinduism is majority religion in Darjiling city with 66.51 % followers.
Buddhism is second most popular religion in Darjiling city with 23.91 % following it.
In Darjiling city, Islam is followed by 3.94 %, Christianity by 5.13 %, Jainism by 0.21 % and Sikhism by 0.08 %. Around 0.09 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.12 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
Darjiling Metropolitan Region
Darjiling city comes under Darjiling Metropolitan area.
Average Literacy (%)
Darjiling Metropolitan Areas
Chongtong Tea Garden, Darjiling, and Singtam Tea Garden