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Raniganj City Population

Raniganj city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Asansol Metropolitan Region. The Raniganj city is located in West Bengal state of India.

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Raniganj in 2011 is 129,441; of which male and female are 67,578 and 61,863 respectively. Although Raniganj city has population of 129,441; its urban / metropolitan population is 1,243,414 of which 646,052 are males and 597,362 are females.


Raniganj Population 2022 - 2023

The current estimate population of Raniganj city in 2023 is 178,000 , while literacy rate, sex ratio and density are mentioned below. 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.

Raniganj Literacy Rate

In 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.

Raniganj Sex Ratio

The sex ratio of Raniganj city is 915 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 914 per 1000 boys.

Raniganj Child Population

Total children (0-6) in Raniganj city are 15,721 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 8,213 boys while 7,508 are girls. The child forms 12.15 % of total population of Raniganj City.

Raniganj Slums

Total 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 City Population 2011

Description
City Raniganj
Government Municipality
Urban Agglomeration Asansol Metropolitan
State West Bengal
Raniganj City Total Male Female
City Population 129,441 67,578 61,863
Literates 88,299 49,674 38,625
Children (0-6) 15,721 8,213 7,508
Average Literacy (%) 77.65 % 83.68 % 71.06 %
Sexratio 915
Child Sexratio 914

Raniganj Religion

Hinduism 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'.
Description Percentage Total
Hindu 76.86 % 99,493
Muslims 21.92 % 28,369
Christian 0.16 % 202
Sikh 0.59 % 770
Buddhist 0.05 % 71
Jain 0.09 % 117
Others 0.08 % 100
Not Stated 0.25 % 319

Asansol Metropolitan Region

Raniganj city comes under Asansol Metropolitan area.
Asansol Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 1,243,414 646,052 597,362
Literates 867,142 487,346 379,796
Children (0-6) 141,689 73,594 68,095
Average Literacy (%) 78.71 % 85.13 % 71.76 %
Sexratio 925
Child Sexratio 925
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

Asansol Future Population 2021-2031

Asansol Metropolitan City Population City + Outer Areas
2011 129,441 129,441
2021 168,000 174,000
2022 173,000 180,000
2023 178,000 186,000
2024 183,000 192,000
2025 188,000 198,000
2026 193,000 204,000
2027 198,000 211,000
2028 203,000 218,000
2029 209,000 225,000
2030 215,000 232,000
2031 221,000 240,000