Puruliya city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Puruliya Metropolitan Region. The Puruliya city is located in West Bengal state of India.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Puruliya in 2011 is 121,067; of which male and female are 62,351 and 58,716 respectively. Although Puruliya city has population of 121,067; its urban / metropolitan population is 126,815 of which 65,354 are males and 61,461 are females.
Puruliya Population 2022 - 2023
The current estimate population of Puruliya 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 Puruliya city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Puruliya city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Puruliya city, we will update the same here in 2023.
Puruliya Literacy Rate
In education section, total literates in Puruliya city are 89,000 of which 49,365 are males while 39,635 are females. Average literacy rate of Puruliya city is 82.09 percent of which male and female literacy was 88.40 and 75.39 percent.
Puruliya Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of Puruliya city is 942 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 945 per 1000 boys.
Puruliya Child Population
Total children (0-6) in Puruliya city are 12,653 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 6,507 boys while 6,146 are girls. The child forms 10.45 % of total population of Puruliya City.
Total no. of Slums in Puruliya city numbers 9,205 in which population of 50,071 resides. This is around 41.36% of total population of Puruliya city.
Puruliya City Population 2011
Average Literacy (%)
Hinduism is majority religion in Puruliya city with 82.66 % followers.
Islam is second most popular religion in city of Puruliya with approximately 13.57 % following it.
In Puruliya city, Christinity is followed by 1.53 %, Jainism by 0.18 %, Sikhism by 0.04 % and Buddhism by 0.02 %. Around 0.02 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 1.98 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
Puruliya Metropolitan Region
Puruliya city comes under Puruliya Metropolitan area.