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Puruliya City Population

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 165,000 , 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.

Puruliya Slums

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

Description
City Puruliya
Government Municipality
Urban Agglomeration Puruliya Metropolitan
State West Bengal
Puruliya City Total Male Female
City Population 121,067 62,351 58,716
Literates 89,000 49,365 39,635
Children (0-6) 12,653 6,507 6,146
Average Literacy (%) 82.09 % 88.40 % 75.39 %
Sexratio 942
Child Sexratio 945

Puruliya Religion

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'.
Description Percentage Total
Hindu 82.66 % 100,072
Muslims 13.57 % 16,432
Christian 1.53 % 1,857
Sikh 0.04 % 43
Buddhist 0.02 % 30
Jain 0.18 % 214
Others 0.02 % 24
Not Stated 1.98 % 2,395

Puruliya Metropolitan Region

Puruliya city comes under Puruliya Metropolitan area.
Puruliya Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 126,815 65,354 61,461
Literates 92,224 51,359 40,865
Children (0-6) 13,379 6,912 6,467
Average Literacy (%) 81.30 % 87.88 % 74.31 %
Sexratio 940
Child Sexratio 936
Puruliya Metropolitan Areas
Puruliya, and Raghabpur (P)

Puruliya Future Population 2021-2031

Puruliya Metropolitan City Population City + Outer Areas
2011 121,067 121,067
2021 157,000 163,000
2022 161,000 168,000
2023 165,000 173,000
2024 169,000 179,000
2025 174,000 185,000
2026 179,000 191,000
2027 184,000 197,000
2028 189,000 203,000
2029 194,000 210,000
2030 199,000 217,000
2031 204,000 224,000