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Hugli and Chinsurah City Population

Hugli and Chinsurah city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Kolkata Metropolitan Region. The Hugli and Chinsurah city is located in West Bengal state of India.

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Hugli and Chinsurah in 2011 is 177,259; of which male and female are 88,844 and 88,415 respectively. Although Hugli and Chinsurah city has population of 177,259; its urban / metropolitan population is 14,035,959 of which 7,251,908 are males and 6,784,051 are females.


Hugli and Chinsurah Population 2022 - 2023

The current estimate population of Hugli and Chinsurah city in 2023 is 243,000 , while literacy rate, sex ratio and density are mentioned below. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Hugli and Chinsurah city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Hugli and Chinsurah city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Hugli and Chinsurah city, we will update the same here in 2023.

Hugli and Chinsurah Literacy Rate

In education section, total literates in Hugli and Chinsurah city are 150,287 of which 77,518 are males while 72,769 are females. Average literacy rate of Hugli and Chinsurah city is 91.10 percent of which male and female literacy was 93.81 and 88.39 percent.

Hugli and Chinsurah Sex Ratio

The sex ratio of Hugli and Chinsurah city is 995 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 981 per 1000 boys.

Hugli and Chinsurah Child Population

Total children (0-6) in Hugli and Chinsurah city are 12,296 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 6,207 boys while 6,089 are girls. The child forms 6.94 % of total population of Hugli and Chinsurah City.

Hugli and Chinsurah Slums

Total no. of Slums in Hugli and Chinsurah city & its Out Growth numbers 5,807 in which population of 24,674 resides. This is around 13.71% of total population of Hugli and Chinsurah city & its outgrowth which is 179,931.

Hugli and Chinsurah City Population 2011

Description
City Hugli and Chinsurah
Government Municipality
Urban Agglomeration Kolkata Metropolitan
State West Bengal
Hugli and Chinsurah City Total Male Female
City + Out Growths 179,931 90,217 89,714
City Population 177,259 88,844 88,415
Literates 150,287 77,518 72,769
Children (0-6) 12,296 6,207 6,089
Average Literacy (%) 91.10 % 93.81 % 88.39 %
Sexratio 995
Child Sexratio 981

Hugli and Chinsurah Religion

Hinduism is majority religion in Hugli and Chinsurah city with 92.15 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Hugli and Chinsurah with approximately 5.95 % following it. In Hugli and Chinsurah city, Christinity is followed by 1.06 %, Jainism by 0.03 %, Sikhism by 0.13 % and Buddhism by 0.14 %. Around 0.04 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.51 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
Description Percentage Total
Hindu 92.15 % 165,809
Muslims 5.95 % 10,702
Christian 1.06 % 1,910
Sikh 0.13 % 235
Buddhist 0.14 % 252
Jain 0.03 % 47
Others 0.04 % 66
Not Stated 0.51 % 910

Kolkata Metropolitan Region

Hugli and Chinsurah city comes under Kolkata Metropolitan area.
Kolkata Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 14,035,959 7,251,908 6,784,051
Literates 11,272,266 6,000,762 5,271,504
Children (0-6) 1,158,543 594,970 563,573
Average Literacy (%) 87.54 % 90.14 % 84.74 %
Sexratio 935
Child Sexratio 947
Kolkata Metropolitan Areas
83 Argari, Amodghata, Andul, Ankurhati, Babanpur (P), Baidyabati, Balarampota, Balarampur, Balibhara, Bally, Bally Town, Bamunari, Bandipur, Bankra, Bansberia, Banupur, Bara Khejuria, Baranagar, Barasat, Barrackpur, Barrackpur Cantonment(CB), Bhadreswar, Bhandardaha, Bhatpara, Bidhan Nagar, Bipra Noapara, Budge Budge, Chak Banshberia, Chak Srikrishna (OG) (Ward No. 29), Chak Srikrishna (OG) (Ward No. 30), Chakapara, Chakla, Champdani, Chamrail, Chandannagar, Chandpur, Chata Kalikapur, Dakshin Jhapardaha, Dakshin Rajyadharpur, Dharmapur, Dhuilya, Domjur, Dum Dum, Eksara, Garshyamnagar, Garulia, Gayespur, Halisahar, Haora, Hatgachha, Hugli and Chinsurah, Ichhapur Defence Estate, Jafarpur, Jagadishpur, Jaypur Bil, Jetia, Jhorhat, Joka, Kalyani, Kamarhati, Kamranga, Kanaipur, Kanchrapara, Kantlia, Kaugachhi, Keota (P), Khalia, Khalisani, Khantora, Khardaha, Kodalia, Kolkata, Konnagar, Kulihanda, Madhyamgram, Maheshtala, Mahiari, Makardaha, Manikpur, Muragachha, Nabadiganta Industrial Township, Nabagram Colony, Naihati, Naldanga, Nalpur, Nanna, New Barrackpur, Nibra, Nischintapur, Noapara (P), North Barrackpur, North Dum Dum, Panchpara, Panihati, Panpur, Patulia, Podara, Pujali, Raghudebbati, Raghunathpur (PS-Dankuni), Raigachhi, Rajarhat Gopalpur, Rajpur Sonarpur, Ramchandrapur, Rishra, Rishra, Ruiya, Salap, Sankrail, Santoshpur, Sarenga, Serampore, Shankhanagar, Simla, South Dum Dum, Srotribati, Talbandha, Teghari, Tentulkuli, Titagarh, Uluberia, Uttar Pirpur, Uttar Raypur, and Uttarpara Kotrung

Kolkata Future Population 2021-2031

Kolkata Metropolitan City Population City + Outer Areas
2011 177,259 179,931
2021 230,000 242,000
2022 236,000 250,000
2023 243,000 258,000
2024 250,000 267,000
2025 257,000 276,000
2026 264,000 285,000
2027 271,000 294,000
2028 279,000 304,000
2029 287,000 314,000
2030 295,000 324,000
2031 303,000 335,000