Medinipur city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in West Bengal State/UT.
The current estimate population of Medinipur city in 2023 is
, while Medinipur metro population is estimated at
. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Medinipur city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Medinipur city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Medinipur city, we will update the same here in 2023.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Medinipur in 2011 is 169,264.
Medinipur Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
In education section, total literates in Medinipur city are 137,133 of which 71,547 are males while 65,586 are females. Average literacy rate of Medinipur city is 88.99 percent of which male and female literacy was 92.52 and 85.44 percent.
The sex ratio of Medinipur city is 992 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 985 per 1000 boys.
Medinipur Slum Population
Total no. of Slums in Medinipur city numbers 11,991 in which population of 56,096 resides. This is around 33.14% of total population of Medinipur city.
Hinduism is majority religion in Medinipur city with 82.61 % followers.
Islam is second most popular religion in city of Medinipur with approximately 16.09 % following it.
In Medinipur city, Christinity is followed by 0.92 %, Jainism by 0.01 %, Sikhism by 0.03 % and Buddhism by 0.10 %. Around 0.06 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.18 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.