West Bengal Religion Census 2011

As per census 2011, Hindu are majority in West Bengal state. Hinduism constitutes 70.54% of West Bengal population. In all Hindu form majority religion in 16 out of 19 districts of West Bengal state. The data for 2021 & 2022 is under process and will be updated in few weeks.

Muslim Population in West Bengal is 2.47 Crore (27.01 percent) of total 9.13 Crore. Christian Population in West Bengal is 6.59 Lakhs (0.72 percent) of total 9.13 Crore.

Muslims plays important role in electoral of West Bengal state forming significant 27.01% of total population. Islam is followed with majority in 3 out of 19 districts.
Religion Percentage
Hindu 70.54%
Muslim 27.01%
Christian 0.72%
Sikh 0.07%
Buddhist 0.31%
Jain 0.07%
Other Religions 1.03%
Not Stated 0.25%

West Bengal District Wise Data - Religion 2011

District Majority Religion
North Twenty Four Parganas Hindu
South Twenty Four Parganas Hindu
Barddhaman Hindu
Murshidabad Muslim
Paschim Medinipur Hindu
Hugli Hindu
Nadia Hindu
Purba Medinipur Hindu
Haora Hindu
Kolkata Hindu
Maldah Muslim
Jalpaiguri Hindu
Bankura Hindu
Birbhum Hindu
Uttar Dinajpur Muslim
Puruliya Hindu
Koch Bihar Hindu
Darjiling Hindu
Dakshin Dinajpur Hindu
# District Literacy
1 Serchhip 97.91 %
2 Aizawl 97.89 %
3 Mahe 97.87 %
4 Kottayam 97.21 %
5 Pathanamthitta 96.55 %