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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 2022 - 2023

Population 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 Rate

The 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 Population

The 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 Ratio

The 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

Description
Urban Agglomeration Kolkata
Government Urban Agglomeration
UA Type Mega City
State West Bengal
Kolkata UA 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 Region Future Population 2021-2031

Metropolitan Population
2011 14,035,959
2021 18,246,000
2022 18,793,000
2023 19,356,000
2024 19,936,000
2025 20,534,000
2026 21,150,000
2027 21,784,000
2028 22,437,000
2029 23,110,000
2030 23,803,000
2031 24,517,000

Kolkata Region - Cities & Towns

Kolkata UA has following cities under it.
City Population
Kolkata (Municipal Corporation) 4,496,694
Haora (Municipal Corporation) 1,077,075
Maheshtala (Municipality) 448,317
Rajpur Sonarpur (Municipality) 424,368
South Dum Dum (Municipality) 403,316
Rajarhat Gopalpur (Municipality) 402,844
Bhatpara (Municipality) 383,762
Panihati (Municipality) 377,347
Kamarhati (Municipality) 330,211
Bally (Municipality) 293,373
Barasat (Municipality) 278,435
North Dum Dum (Municipality) 249,142
Baranagar (Municipality) 245,213
Uluberia (Municipality) 222,240
Naihati (Municipality) 217,900
Bidhan Nagar (Municipality) 215,514
Madhyamgram (Municipality) 196,127
Serampore (Municipality) 181,842
Hugli and Chinsurah (Municipality) 177,259
Chandannagar (Municipal Corporation) 166,867
Uttarpara Kotrung (Municipality) 159,147
Barrackpur (Municipality) 152,783
North Barrackpur (Municipality) 132,806
Halisahar (Municipality) 124,939
Rishra (Municipality) 124,577
Baidyabati (Municipality) 121,110
Kanchrapara (Municipality) 120,345
Titagarh (Municipality) 116,541
Dum Dum (Municipality) 114,786
Bally Town (Census Town) 113,377
Champdani (Municipality) 111,251
Khardaha (Municipality) 108,496
Bansberia (Municipality) 103,920
Bhadreswar (Municipality) 101,477
Kalyani (Municipality) 100,575

Towns with population less than 1 Lakh

Town Type Population
83 Argari Census Town 10,715
Amodghata Census Town 7,910
Andul Census Town 6,302
Ankurhati Census Town 11,130
Babanpur (P) Census Town 8,942
Balarampota Census Town 5,544
Balarampur Census Town 5,251
Balibhara Census Town 8,521
Bamunari Census Town 6,266
Bandipur Census Town 8,115
Bankra Census Town 63,957
Banupur Census Town 9,626
Bara Khejuria Out Growth 2,672
Barrackpur Cantonment(CB) Cantonment Board 17,380
Bhandardaha Census Town 5,667
Bipra Noapara Census Town 9,408
Budge Budge Municipality 76,837
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
Chakapara Census Town 35,282
Chakla Out Growth 3,668
Chamrail Census Town 11,923
Chandpur Census Town 10,930
Chata Kalikapur Census Town 24,985
Dakshin Jhapardaha Census Town 13,704
Dakshin Rajyadharpur Census Town 11,254
Dharmapur Census Town 8,456
Dhuilya Census Town 20,962
Domjur Census Town 18,433
Eksara Census Town 7,500
Garshyamnagar Census Town 7,611
Garulia Municipality 85,336
Gayespur Municipality 58,998
Hatgachha Census Town 5,980
Ichhapur Defence Estate Census Town 5,219
Jafarpur Census Town 19,062
Jagadishpur Census Town 16,259
Jaypur Bil Census Town 9,598
Jetia Census Town 6,349
Jhorhat Census Town 16,940
Joka Census Town 9,302
Kamranga Census Town 4,585
Kanaipur Census Town 4,782
Kantlia Census Town 9,567
Kaugachhi Census Town 17,001
Keota (P) Census Town 18,875
Khalia Census Town 6,265
Khalisani Census Town 12,970
Khantora Census Town 6,547
Kodalia Census Town 8,994
Konnagar Municipality 76,172
Kulihanda Census Town 15,969
Mahiari Census Town 18,223
Makardaha Census Town 8,713
Manikpur Census Town 19,804
Muragachha Census Town 13,249
Nabadiganta Industrial Township Industrial Township 1,095
Nabagram Colony Census Town 18,358
Naldanga Census Town 13,140
Nalpur Census Town 6,911
Nanna Out Growth 3,464
New Barrackpur Municipality 76,846
Nibra Census Town 27,818
Nischintapur Census Town 6,353
Noapara (P) Census Town 10,819
Panchpara Census Town 19,283
Panpur Out Growth 2,257
Patulia Census Town 16,979
Podara Census Town 21,589
Pujali Municipality 37,047
Raghudebbati Census Town 14,165
Raghunathpur (PS-Dankuni) Census Town 9,650
Raigachhi Census Town 8,245
Ramchandrapur Census Town 10,312
Rishra Census Town 16,503
Ruiya Census Town 17,661
Salap Census Town 15,171
Sankrail Census Town 29,114
Santoshpur Census Town 7,695
Sarenga Census Town 25,200
Shankhanagar Census Town 8,601
Simla Census Town 15,988
Srotribati Out Growth 2,099
Talbandha Census Town 17,802
Teghari Census Town 8,491
Tentulkuli Census Town 7,203
Uttar Pirpur Census Town 5,868
Uttar Raypur Census Town 23,084