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Asansol Urban Region Population 2011 - 2024

As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Asansol is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Million Plus UA/City. Asansol city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Asansol Urban Region.

The total population of Asansol UA/Metropolitan region is 1,243,414. The male population of which is 646,052 while female population is 597,362.



Asansol Population 2024

Population of Asansol city in 2024 is approximately 1,764,000. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Asansol Metropolitian region in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Asansol urban area is based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Asansol region, we will update the same on this page in 2024.

Asansol Literacy Rate

The literacy rate of Asansol Agglomeration is 78.71% which is lower than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Asansol stood at 85.13 % and 71.76 % respectively. Total literates in Asansol UA were 867,142 of which males were 487,346 and remaining 379,796 were females.

Asansol Child Population

The children (0-6 age) population of Asansol UA is around 11.40 % of total Asansol UA population which is higher than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Asansol Urban region were 141,689 of which male were 73,594 while remaining 68,095 childs were female.

Asansol Sex Ratio

The sex ratio of female to male in Asansol UA was found lower with figure of 925 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 925 per 1000 boys in Asansol Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.

Asansol Population 2011 Census

Description
Urban Agglomeration Asansol
Government Urban Agglomeration
UA Type Million Plus UA/City
State West Bengal
Asansol UA Total Male Female
Population 1,243,414 646,052 597,362
Literates 867,142 487,346 379,796
Children (0-6) 141,689 73,594 68,095
Average Literacy (%) 78.71 % 85.13 % 71.76 %
Sexratio 925
Child Sexratio 925

Asansol Metropolitan Region Future Population 2021-2031

Metropolitan Population
2011 1,243,414
2021 1,616,000
2022 1,664,000
2023 1,713,000
2024 1,764,000
2025 1,816,000
2026 1,870,000
2027 1,926,000
2028 1,983,000
2029 2,042,000
2030 2,103,000
2031 2,166,000

Asansol Region - Cities & Towns

Asansol UA has following cities under it.
City Population
Asansol (Municipal Corporation) 563,917
Kulti (Municipality) 313,809
Jamuria (Municipality) 145,276
Raniganj (Municipality) 129,441

Towns with population less than 1 Lakh

Town Type Population
Amkula Census Town 5,445
Baktarnagar Census Town 5,112
Ballavpur Census Town 6,468
Bhanowara Census Town 8,855
Charanpur Out Growth 3,944
Domohani Census Town 12,480
Egara Census Town 7,623
Jemari (J.K. Nagar Township) Census Town 13,179
Majiara Census Town 5,444
Murgathaul Census Town 7,371
Raghunathchak Census Town 6,006
Sahebganj Census Town 4,715
Topsi Census Town 4,329