As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Kharagpur is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Class I UAs/Towns.
Kharagpur city is governed by Municipality and is situated in Kharagpur Urban Region.
The total population of Kharagpur UA/Metropolitan region is 299,683. The male population of which is 153,143 while female population is 146,540.
Kharagpur Population 2023
Population of Kharagpur city in 2023 is approximately
The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Kharagpur Metropolitian region in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Kharagpur urban area is based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Kharagpur region, we will update the same on this page in 2023.
Kharagpur Literacy Rate
The literacy rate of Kharagpur Agglomeration is 84.60% which is lower than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Kharagpur stood at 89.23 % and 79.75 % respectively.
Total literates in Kharagpur UA were 230,285 of which males were 124,156 and remaining 106,129 were females.
Kharagpur Child Population
The children (0-6 age) population of Kharagpur UA is around 9.16 % of total Kharagpur UA population which is lower than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Kharagpur Urban region were 27,465 of which male were 14,008 while remaining 13,457 childs were female.
Kharagpur Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of female to male in Kharagpur UA was found higher with figure of 957 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 961 per 1000 boys in Kharagpur Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.
Kharagpur Population 2011 Census
Class I UAs/Towns
Average Literacy (%)
Kharagpur Metropolitan Region Future Population 2021-2031