Bankura city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in West Bengal State/UT.
The current estimate population of Bankura city in 2023 is
, while Bankura metro population is estimated at
. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Bankura city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Bankura city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Bankura city, we will update the same here in 2023.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Bankura in 2011 is 137,386.
Bankura Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
In education section, total literates in Bankura city are 107,857 of which 58,178 are males while 49,679 are females. Average literacy rate of Bankura city is 86.12 percent of which male and female literacy was 91.46 and 80.61 percent.
The sex ratio of Bankura city is 967 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 948 per 1000 boys.
Bankura Slum Population
Total no. of Slums in Bankura city numbers 9,897 in which population of 46,341 resides. This is around 33.73% of total population of Bankura city.
Hinduism is majority religion in Bankura city with 92.24 % followers.
Islam is second most popular religion in city of Bankura with approximately 6.50 % following it.
In Bankura city, Christinity is followed by 0.79 %, Jainism by 0.01 %, Sikhism by 0.03 % and Buddhism by 0.02 %. Around 0.13 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.28 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.