Kolkata Metropolitan Population 2011 - 2023
As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Kolkata is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Mega City.
Kolkata city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Kolkata Urban Region.
The total population of Kolkata UA/Metropolitan region is 14,035,959. The male population of which is 7,251,908 while female population is 6,784,051.
Kolkata Population 2023Population of Kolkata city in 2023 is approximately 19,356,000. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Kolkata Metropolitian region in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Kolkata urban area is based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Kolkata region, we will update the same on this page in 2023.
Kolkata Literacy RateThe literacy rate of Kolkata Agglomeration is 87.54% which is higher than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Kolkata stood at 90.14 % and 84.74 % respectively. Total literates in Kolkata UA were 11,272,266 of which males were 6,000,762 and remaining 5,271,504 were females.
Kolkata Child PopulationThe children (0-6 age) population of Kolkata UA is around 8.25 % of total Kolkata UA population which is lower than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Kolkata Urban region were 1,158,543 of which male were 594,970 while remaining 563,573 childs were female.
Kolkata Sex RatioThe sex ratio of female to male in Kolkata UA was found higher with figure of 935 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 947 per 1000 boys in Kolkata Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.
Kolkata Population 2011 Census
|UA Type||Mega City|
|Average Literacy (%)||87.54 %||90.14 %||84.74 %|
Kolkata Metropolitan Region Future Population 2021-2031
Kolkata Region - Cities & Towns
|Kolkata (Municipal Corporation)||4,496,694|
|Haora (Municipal Corporation)||1,077,075|
|Rajpur Sonarpur (Municipality)||424,368|
|South Dum Dum (Municipality)||403,316|
|Rajarhat Gopalpur (Municipality)||402,844|
|North Dum Dum (Municipality)||249,142|
|Bidhan Nagar (Municipality)||215,514|
|Hugli and Chinsurah (Municipality)||177,259|
|Chandannagar (Municipal Corporation)||166,867|
|Uttarpara Kotrung (Municipality)||159,147|
|North Barrackpur (Municipality)||132,806|
|Dum Dum (Municipality)||114,786|
|Bally Town (Census Town)||113,377|
Towns with population less than 1 Lakh
|83 Argari||Census Town||10,715|
|Babanpur (P)||Census Town||8,942|
|Bara Khejuria||Out Growth||2,672|
|Barrackpur Cantonment(CB)||Cantonment Board||17,380|
|Bipra Noapara||Census Town||9,408|
|Chak Banshberia||Census Town||10,357|
|Chak Srikrishna (OG) (Ward No. 29)||Out Growth||10,123|
|Chak Srikrishna (OG) (Ward No. 30)||Out Growth||2,982|
|Chata Kalikapur||Census Town||24,985|
|Dakshin Jhapardaha||Census Town||13,704|
|Dakshin Rajyadharpur||Census Town||11,254|
|Ichhapur Defence Estate||Census Town||5,219|
|Jaypur Bil||Census Town||9,598|
|Keota (P)||Census Town||18,875|
|Nabadiganta Industrial Township||Industrial Township||1,095|
|Nabagram Colony||Census Town||18,358|
|Noapara (P)||Census Town||10,819|
|Raghunathpur (PS-Dankuni)||Census Town||9,650|
|Uttar Pirpur||Census Town||5,868|
|Uttar Raypur||Census Town||23,084|