Durgapur is a Municipal Corporation city in district of Barddhaman, West Bengal. The Durgapur city is divided into 43 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Durgapur Municipal Corporation has population of 566,517 of which 294,255 are males while 272,262 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 55906 which is 9.87 % of total population of Durgapur (M Corp). In Durgapur Municipal Corporation, Female Sex Ratio is of 925 against state average of 950. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Durgapur is around 936 compared to West Bengal state average of 956. Literacy rate of Durgapur city is 86.02 % higher than state average of 76.26 %. In Durgapur, Male literacy is around 90.81 % while female literacy rate is 80.84 %.
Durgapur Municipal Corporation has total administration over 130,944 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipal Corporation limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Durgapur Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.79 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.16 % of total population in Durgapur (M Corp).
Durgapur Work Profile
Out of total population, 199,013 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 160,306 were males while 38,707 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 199013 working population, 76.63 % were engaged in Main Work while 23.37 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Durgapur 2020 Population
The next census for Durgapur Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2020 are estimates only.