AREA & POPULATION
Area & Population
 
General Information On Area and Population
General Information Unit 2001 2011(P)
Area Sq. Km. 88752 88752
Population Number 80176197 91347736
Male Number 41465985 46927389
Female Number 38710212 44420347
Sex ratio(Females Per 1000 Males)   934 947
Density Of Population Per Sq. Km. 903 1029
Decennial Groth Rate Of Population Per Cent 17.77 13.93
Households Number 15872083 20067299
Rural Number 11270822 13717186
Urban Number 4601261 6350113
Source: Census Of India, 2001, 2011
Household Assets
Households having Per Cent
Radio/Transistor 18.3
Television 35.3
Computer/Laptop  
With Internet 2.2
Without Internet 6.1
Telephone  
Landline only 2.3
Mobile only 42.9
Both 4.0
Bicycle 57.2
Scooter/Motorcycle/Moped 8.5
Car/Jeep/Van 2.2
Source: Census Of India, 2011
Ownership Status
Ownership Status,2011(P) Per Cent
Owned Households 89.3
Rented Households 7.3
Others 3.4
Source: Census Of India, 2011
Percentage of Population
Percentage of Population 2001 2011(P)
Male 51.72 51.37
Female 48.28 48.63
Rural 72.03 68.11
Urban 27.97 31.89
0-6 Population 14.24 11.07
Scheduled Caste 23.02 . .
Scheduled Tribe 5.50 . .
Source: Census Of India, 2001, 2011
Urbanisation
Kolkata urban agglomeration Unit 2011(P)
Population    
Man Number 7319682
Female Number 6792854
Total Number 14112536
Literacy Rate (7 + Population)    
Man Per Cent 90.93
Female Per Cent 85.53
Person Per Cent 88.33
Sex ratio(Females Per 1000 Males)   928
Source: Census Of India, 2001, 2011
Abbreviation
P Provisional R Revised
E Estimated A Advance
Q Quick BE Budget Estimate
MW Mega Watt MU Million Unit
MKWH Million Killo Watt-Hour MT Metric Tonne
EM Entreprenuer Memorandum DLHS District Level Household and Facility Survey
RCH Reproductive and Child Health GSDP Gross State Domestic Product
NSDP Net State Domestic Product .. Not Available
District-wise Area & Population
District Headquarters Established Subdivisions Area Population As of 2011 Population Density Map
Alipurduar Alipurduar 2014 • Alipurduar
• Falakata
• Kalchini
• Madarihat
• Kumargram
3,383 km2 (1,306 sq mi) 1,700,000 400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Bankura Bankura 1947 • BankuraSadar
• Khatra
• Bishnupur
6,882 km2 (2,657 sq mi) 3,596,292 523/km2 (1,350/sq mi)
Bardhaman Bardhaman 1947 • Asansol
• Durgapur
• Kalna
• Katwa
• Bardhaman Sadar North
• Bardhaman Sadar South
7,024 km2 (2,712 sq mi) 7,723,663 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Birbhum Suri 1947 • Suri Sadar
• Bolpur
• Rampurhat
4,545 km2 (1,755 sq mi) 3,502,387 771/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Cooch Behar Cooch Behar 1950 • Cooch Behar Sadar
• Dinhata
• Mathabhanga
• Mekhliganj
• Tufanganj
3,387 km2 (1,308 sq mi) 2,822,780 833/km2 (2,160/sq mi)
Darjeeling Darjeeling 1947 • Darjeeling Sadar
• Kalimpong
• Kurseong
• Siliguri
3,149 km2 (1,216 sq mi) 1,842,034 585/km2 (1,520/sq mi)
East Midnapore Tamluk 2002 • Tamluk
• Haldia
• Egra
• Contai
4,736 km2 (1,829 sq mi) 5,094,238 1,076/km2 (2,790/sq mi)
Hooghly Chinsura 1947 • Chinsurah
• Chandan Nagore
• Srirampore
• Arambagh
3,149 km2 (1,216 sq mi) 5,520,389 1,753/km2 (4,540/sq mi)
Howrah Howrah 1947 • Howrah Sadar
• Uluberia
1,467 km2 (566 sq mi) 4,841,638 3,300/km2 (8,500/sq mi)
Jalpaiguri Jalpaiguri 1947 • Jalpaiguri Sadar
• Malbazar
2,844 km2 (1,098 sq mi) 2,172,846 621/km2 (1,610/sq mi)
Kolkata Kolkata 1947 ---- 185 km2 (71 sq mi) 4,486,679 24,252/km2 (62,810/sq mi)
Malda English Bazar 1947 • Chanchal
• MaldaSadar
3,733 km2 (1,441 sq mi) 3,997,970 1,071/km2 (2,770/sq mi)
Murshidabad Baharampur 1947 • Barhampur
• Domkol
• Lalbag
• Kandi
• Jangipur
5,324 km2 (2,056 sq mi) 7,102,430 1,334/km2 (3,460/sq mi)
Nadia Krishnanagar 1947 • Krishnanagar Sadar
• Kalyani
• Ranaghat
• Tehatta
3,927 km2 (1,516 sq mi) 5,168,488 1,316/km2 (3,410/sq mi)
North 24 Parganas Barasat 1986 • Barrackpore
• BarasatSadar
• Bangaon
• Basirhat
• Bidhannagar
4,094 km2 (1,581 sq mi) 10,082,852 2,463/km2 (6,380/sq mi)
North Dinajpur Raiganj 1992 • Raiganj
• Islampur
3,140 km2 (1,210 sq mi) 3,000,849 956/km2 (2,480/sq mi)
Purulia Purulia 1956 • PuruliaSadar East
• PuruliaSadar West
• Raghunathpur
6,259 km2 (2,417 sq mi) 2,927,965 468/km2 (1,210/sq mi)
South 24 Parganas Alipore 1986 • Baruipur
• Canning
• Diamond Harbour
• Kakdwip
• AliporeSadar
9,960 km2 (3,850 sq mi) 8,153,176 819/km2 (2,120/sq mi)
South Dinajpur Balurghat 1992 • Balurghat
• Gangarampur
2,219 km2 (857 sq mi) 1,670,931 753/km2 (1,950/sq mi)
West Midnapore Medinipur 2002 • Kharagpur
• Medinipur Sadar
• Ghatal
• Jhargram
9,345 km2 (3,608 sq mi) 5,943,300 636/km2 (1,650/sq mi)
20 ---- ---- 72 88,752 km2 (34,267 sq mi) 91,347,736 1,029/km2 (2,670/sq mi) ----
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