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West Bengal

State in India

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NameStatusPopulation
Census
1991-03-01
Population
Census
2001-03-01
Population
Census
2011-03-01
West BengalState68,077,96580,176,19791,276,115
Alipurduar (← Jalpaiguri)District...1,337,5751,491,250
BankuraDistrict2,805,0653,192,6953,596,674
BirbhumDistrict2,555,6643,015,4223,502,404
Cooch Behar (Koch Bihar)District2,171,1452,479,1552,819,086
Dakshin DinajpurDistrict1,230,6081,503,1781,676,276
DarjilingDistrict...1,383,9521,595,181
Hooghly (Hugli)District4,355,2305,041,9765,519,145
Howrah (Haora)District3,729,6444,273,0994,850,029
JalpaiguriDistrict...2,063,5982,381,596
Jhargram (← Paschim Medinipur)District...1,008,0301,136,548
Kalimpong (← Darjiling)District...225,220251,642
KolkataDistrict4,399,8194,572,8764,496,694
MaldahDistrict2,637,0323,290,4683,988,845
MurshidabadDistrict4,740,1495,866,5697,103,807
NadiaDistrict3,852,0974,604,8275,167,600
North Twenty Four ParganasDistrict7,281,8818,934,28610,009,781
Paschim Bardhaman (← Bardhaman)District...2,552,7812,882,031
Paschim MedinipurDistrict...4,185,3814,776,909
Purba Bardhaman (← Bardhaman)District...4,342,7334,835,532
Purba MedinipurDistrict3,845,5454,417,3775,095,875
PuruliyaDistrict2,224,5772,536,5162,930,115
South Twenty Four ParganasDistrict5,715,0306,906,6898,161,961
Uttar DinajpurDistrict1,897,0452,441,7943,007,134
Bhārat [India]Republic846,387,8881,028,737,4361,210,854,977

Source: Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner (web), Delimitation Commission of India (web).

Explanation: States and districts in the boundaries of 2017. Population figures of new delimitated districts are mostly computed by using subdistricts in the boundaries of 2011. Thus, slight deviatiations from the actual population are possible in some cases. Area figures of new delimitated districts are derived from geospatial data.


Further Population Figures:

Gender (C 2011)
males46,809,027
females44,467,088
Urbanization (C 2011)
rural62,183,113
urban29,093,002
Population Group (C 2011)
»Scheduled Castes«21,463,270
»Scheduled Tribes«5,296,953
not indigenous64,515,892
Literacy (A7+) (C 2011)
yes61,538,281
no19,156,368
Age Groups (C 2011)
0-6 years10,581,466
7+ years80,694,649

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