As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Balurghat is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Class I UAs/Towns.
Balurghat city is governed by Municipality and is situated in Balurghat Urban Region.
The total population of Balurghat UA/Metropolitan region is 164,816. The male population of which is 82,574 while female population is 82,242.
Balurghat Population 2023
Population of Balurghat city in 2023 is approximately
The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Balurghat Metropolitian region in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Balurghat urban area is based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Balurghat region, we will update the same on this page in 2023.
Balurghat Literacy Rate
The literacy rate of Balurghat Agglomeration is 90.94% which is higher than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Balurghat stood at 93.47 % and 88.39 % respectively.
Total literates in Balurghat UA were 139,257 of which males were 71,665 and remaining 67,592 were females.
Balurghat Child Population
The children (0-6 age) population of Balurghat UA is around 7.09 % of total Balurghat UA population which is lower than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Balurghat Urban region were 11,678 of which male were 5,904 while remaining 5,774 childs were female.
Balurghat Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of female to male in Balurghat UA was found higher with figure of 996 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 978 per 1000 boys in Balurghat Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.
Balurghat Population 2011 Census
Class I UAs/Towns
Average Literacy (%)
Balurghat Metropolitan Region Future Population 2021-2031