Raniganj Population 2023
Raniganj city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Asansol Metropolitan Region. The Raniganj city is located in West Bengal state of India.
The current estimate population of Raniganj city in 2023 is 178,000 , while Raniganj metro population is estimated at 1,713,000 . The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Raniganj city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Raniganj city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Raniganj city, we will update the same here in 2023. As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Raniganj in 2011 is 129,441. Although Raniganj city has population of 129,441; its urban / metropolitan population is 1,243,414.
Raniganj Literacy Rate and Sex RatioIn education section, total literates in Raniganj city are 88,299 of which 49,674 are males while 38,625 are females. Average literacy rate of Raniganj city is 77.65 percent of which male and female literacy was 83.68 and 71.06 percent. The sex ratio of Raniganj city is 915 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 914 per 1000 boys.
Raniganj Slum PopulationTotal no. of Slums in Raniganj city numbers 7,473 in which population of 39,021 resides. This is around 30.15% of total population of Raniganj city.
Raniganj ReligionHinduism is majority religion in Raniganj city with 76.86 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Raniganj with approximately 21.92 % following it. In Raniganj city, Christinity is followed by 0.16 %, Jainism by 0.09 %, Sikhism by 0.59 % and Buddhism by 0.05 %. Around 0.08 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.25 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
|Not Stated||0.25 %||319|
Asansol Future Population 2021-2031
|Raniganj City 2011||Total||Male||Female|
|Average Literacy (%)||77.65 %||83.68 %||71.06 %|
Asansol Metropolitan Region
Raniganj 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|