Paschim Medinipur (West Midnapore) District - Population 2011-2023
An official Census 2011 detail of Paschim Medinipur (West Midnapore), a district of West Bengal
has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in West Bengal. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Paschim Medinipur District of West Bengal.
In 2011, Paschim Medinipur had population of 5,913,457 of which male and female were 3,007,885 and 2,905,572 respectively. In 2001 census, Paschim Medinipur had a population of 5,193,411 of which males were 2,648,048 and remaining 2,545,363 were females. Paschim Medinipur District population constituted 6.48 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Paschim Medinipur District was at 6.48 percent of Maharashtra population.
There was change of 13.86 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Paschim Medinipur District recorded increase of 15.76 percent to its population compared to 1991.
Paschim Medinipur Literacy Rate
Average literacy rate of Paschim Medinipur in 2011 were 78.00 compared to 78.00 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 85.26 and 70.50 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 81.28 and 59.11 in Paschim Medinipur District. Total literate in Paschim Medinipur District were 4,078,412 of which male and female were 2,266,913 and 1,811,499 respectively. In 2001, Paschim Medinipur District had 3,358,066 in its district.
Paschim Medinipur Sex Ratio
With regards to Sex Ratio in Paschim Medinipur, it stood at 966 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 961. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 963 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 951 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.
Paschim Medinipur District Religion Data
|Not Stated||0.37 %||21,962|
Paschim Medinipur Population 2023What is the population of Paschim Medinipur district in 2023 ? The question though important has no correct answer. The last census of Paschim Medinipur was done in 2011 and next census of 2021 has been postponed or cancelled. But we can do projection of future Paschim Medinipur 2023 Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.
Paschim Medinipur Population 2011 - 2001
|Population||59.13 Lakhs||51.93 Lakhs|
|Area Sq. Km||9,368||9,345|
|Proportion to West Bengal Population||6.48%||6.48%|
|Sex Ratio (Per 1000)||966||961|
|Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age)||963||951|
|Total Child Population (0-6 Age)||685,012||752,038|
|Child Proportion (0-6 Age)||11.58%||14.48%|
Paschim Medinipur Child Population
In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Paschim Medinipur. There were total 685,012 children under age of 0-6 against 752,038 of 2001 census. Of total 685,012 male and female were 349,031 and 335,981 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 963 compared to 951 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 11.58 percent of Paschim Medinipur District compared to 14.48 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.9 percent in this compared to previous census of India.
Paschim Medinipur Houseless Data
In 2011, total 1,004 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Paschim Medinipur district of West Bengal. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 3,768. This approx 0.063719073293338% of total population of Paschim Medinipur district.
Paschim Medinipur District Density
The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Paschim Medinipur district for 2011 is 631 people per sq. km. In 2001, Paschim Medinipur district density was at 556 people per sq. km. Paschim Medinipur district administers 9,368 square kilometers of areas.
Paschim Medinipur District Urban/Rural 2011
Out of the total Paschim Medinipur population for 2011 census, 12.22 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 722,686 people lives in urban areas of which males are 366,164 and females are 356,522.
Sex Ratio in urban region of Paschim Medinipur district is 974 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Paschim Medinipur district was 972 in 2011 census.
Child population (0-6) in urban region was 68,176 of which males and females were 34,579 and 33,597. This child population figure of Paschim Medinipur district is 9.44 % of total urban population.
Average literacy rate in Paschim Medinipur district as per census 2011 is 85.96 % of which males and females are 90.45 % and 81.35 % literates respectively.
In actual number 562,595 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 299,905 and 262,690 respectively.
As per 2011 census, 87.78 % population of Paschim Medinipur districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Paschim Medinipur district population living in rural areas is 5,190,771 of which males and females are 2,641,721 and 2,549,050 respectively. In rural areas of Paschim Medinipur district, sex ratio is 965 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Paschim Medinipur district is considered, figure is 962 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 616,836 in rural areas of which males were 314,452 and females were 302,384. The child population comprises 11.90 % of total rural population of Paschim Medinipur district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Paschim Medinipur district is 76.87 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 84.52 and 68.94 percent respectively. In total, 3,515,817 people were literate of which males and females were 1,967,008 and 1,548,809 respectively.
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|Population (%)||87.78 %||12.22 %|
|Child Sex Ratio (0-6)||962||972|
|Child Population (0-6)||616,836||68,176|
|Child Percentage (0-6)||11.88 %||9.43 %|
|Male Child Percentage||11.90 %||9.44 %|
|Female Child Percentage||11.86 %||9.42 %|
|Average Literacy||76.87 %||85.96 %|
|Male Literacy||84.52 %||90.45 %|
|Female Literacy||68.94 %||81.35 %|
City/Metros in Paschim Medinipur District
|Urban Agglomerations inside Paschim Medinipur District||Population||Male||Female|
|Kharagpur (Urban Agglomeration)||299,683||153,143||146,540|