West Bengal Population

Population
91,276,115
Male Population
46,808,264
Female Population
44,467,851
% of India' Population
7.54%
Sex Ratio
950
Child Sex Ratio
956
Density/km2
1,028
Density/mi2
2,664
Area (km2)
88,752
Area (mi2)
34,267
Child Population (0-6 Age)
10,581,466
Boys Population (0-6 Age)
5,410,396
Girls Population (0-6 Age)
5,171,070
Literacy
76.26%
Male Literacy
81.69%
Female Literacy
70.54%
Total Literate
61,538,281
Male Literate
33,818,810
Female Literate
27,719,471

West Bengal Religious Data

Description
Population
Percentage
Hindu
64,385,546
70.54%
Muslims
24,654,825
27.01%
Christian
658,618
0.72%
Sikh
63,523
0.07%
Buddhist
282,898
0.31%
Jain
60,141
0.07%
Not Stated
228,267
0.25%
Others
942,297
1.03%
Total
91,276,115
100.00%

West Bengal Population Facts

Description Districts
Most Populous District North Twenty Four Parganas
10,009,781
Least Populous District Dakshin Dinajpur
1,676,276
District with Highest Sex Ratio Darjiling
970
District with Lowest Sex Ratio Kolkata
908
District with Highest Literacy Rate Purba Medinipur
87.02%
District with Lowest Literacy Rate Uttar Dinajpur
59.07%

District-wise Population

S.No. District Name
Population
Sex-Ratio
Literacy
1. Bankura
3,596,674
957
70.26%
2. Barddhaman
7,717,563
945
76.21%
3. Birbhum
3,502,404
956
70.68%
4. Dakshin Dinajpur
1,676,276
956
72.82%
5. Darjiling
1,846,823
970
79.56%
6. Haora
4,850,029
939
83.31%
7. Hooghly
5,519,145
961
81.80%
8. Jalpaiguri
3,872,846
953
73.25%
9. Koch Bihar
2,819,086
942
74.78%
10. Kolkata
4,496,694
908
86.31%
11. Maldah
3,988,845
944
61.73%
12. Murshidabad
7,103,807
958
66.59%
13. Nadia
5,167,600
947
74.97%
14. North Twenty Four Parganas
10,009,781
955
84.06%
15. Paschim Medinipur
5,913,457
966
78.00%
16. Purba Medinipur
5,095,875
938
87.02%
17. Puruliya
2,930,115
957
64.48%
18. South Twenty Four Parganas
8,161,961
956
77.51%
19. Uttar Dinajpur
3,007,134
939
59.07%

City-wise Population

S.No. City Name
Population
Sex-Ratio
Literacy
1. Asansol
563,917
929
74.41%
2. Ashokenagar Kalyangarh
121,592
986
85.11%
3. Baharampur
195,223
947
83.65%
4. Baidyabati
121,110
938
81.68%
5. Bally
293,373
870
79.66%
6. Bally Town
113,377
937
81.36%
7. Balurghat
151,416
998
84.75%
8. Bankura
137,386
967
78.51%
9. Bansberia
103,920
933
77.27%
10. Baranagar
245,213
943
85.14%
11. Barasat
278,435
977
82.35%
12. Barddhaman
314,265
965
81.40%
13. Barrackpur
152,783
950
81.91%
14. Basirhat
125,254
981
79.54%
15. Bhadreswar
101,477
903
78.34%
16. Bhatpara
383,762
887
76.94%
17. Bidhan Nagar
215,514
977
83.18%
18. Bongaon
108,864
966
82.40%
19. Champdani
111,251
874
72.80%
20. Chandannagar
166,867
986
83.30%
21. Dabgram
119,040
949
63.92%
22. Darjeeling
118,805
1,007
87.99%
23. Dum Dum
114,786
960
85.37%
24. Durgapur
566,517
925
77.53%
25. English Bazar
205,521
924
72.38%
26. Habra
147,221
974
82.84%
27. Haldia
200,827
916
78.86%
28. Halisahar
124,939
908
80.49%
29. Haora
1,077,075
919
81.19%
30. Hugli and Chinsurah
177,259
995
84.78%
31. Jalpaiguri
107,341
999
83.59%
32. Jamuria
145,276
926
62.54%
33. Kalyani
100,575
983
80.74%
34. Kamarhati
330,211
939
80.94%
35. Kanchrapara
120,345
982
83.12%
36. Kharagpur
207,604
948
77.91%
37. Khardaha
108,496
977
87.99%
38. Kolkata
4,496,694
908
79.80%
39. Krishnanagar
153,062
984
83.58%
40. Kulti
313,809
923
66.90%
41. Madhyamgram
196,127
984
82.13%
42. Maheshtala
448,317
952
73.57%
43. Medinipur
169,264
992
81.02%
44. Nabadwip
125,543
919
81.22%
45. Naihati
217,900
984
79.58%
46. North Barrackpur
132,806
984
87.74%
47. North Dum Dum
249,142
973
84.27%
48. Panihati
377,347
992
85.54%
49. Puruliya
121,067
942
73.51%
50. Raiganj
183,612
905
72.10%
51. Rajarhat Gopalpur
402,844
976
81.67%
52. Rajpur Sonarpur
424,368
970
82.65%
53. Raniganj
129,441
915
68.22%
54. Rishra
124,577
870
79.27%
55. Santipur
151,777
971
73.66%
56. Serampore
181,842
941
81.74%
57. Siliguri
513,264
946
77.11%
58. South Dum Dum
403,316
995
85.53%
59. Titagarh
116,541
858
72.21%
60. Uluberia
222,240
951
70.51%
61. Uttarpara Kotrung
159,147
955
83.95%