Asansol Population 2023
Asansol city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Asansol Metropolitan Region. The Asansol city is located in West Bengal state of India.
The current estimate population of Asansol city in 2023 is 776,000 , while Asansol metro population is estimated at 1,713,000 . The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Asansol city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Asansol city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Asansol city, we will update the same here in 2023. As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Asansol in 2011 is 563,917. Although Asansol city has population of 563,917; its urban / metropolitan population is 1,243,414.
Asansol Literacy Rate and Sex RatioIn education section, total literates in Asansol city are 419,592 of which 230,562 are males while 189,030 are females. Average literacy rate of Asansol city is 83.30 percent of which male and female literacy was 88.31 and 77.90 percent. The sex ratio of Asansol city is 929 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 922 per 1000 boys.
Asansol Slum PopulationTotal no. of Slums in Asansol city numbers 37,036 in which population of 198,116 resides. This is around 35.13% of total population of Asansol city.
Asansol ReligionHinduism is majority religion in Asansol city with 75.18 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Asansol with approximately 21.26 % following it. In Asansol city, Christinity is followed by 0.99 %, Jainism by 0.04 %, Sikhism by 1.09 % and Buddhism by 0.05 %. Around 0.95 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.43 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
|Not Stated||0.43 %||2,427|
Asansol Future Population 2021-2031
|Asansol City 2011||Total||Male||Female|
|Average Literacy (%)||83.30 %||88.31 %||77.90 %|
Asansol Metropolitan Region
Asansol city comes under Asansol Metropolitan area.
|Average Literacy (%)||78.71 %||85.13 %||71.76 %|
|Asansol Metropolitan Areas|
|Amkula, Asansol, Baktarnagar, Ballavpur, Bhanowara, Charanpur, Domohani, Egara, Jamuria, Jemari (J.K. Nagar Township), Kulti, Majiara, Murgathaul, Raghunathchak, Raniganj, Sahebganj, and Topsi|