Paschim Medinipur Population 2021

Population of Paschim Medinipur District

Paschim Medinipur district or West Midnapore district is one of the districts of the state of West Bengal, India. As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Paschim Medinipur district in 2011 is 4,776,909 (47.76 Lakhs)

Paschim Medinipur Population 2021

Paschim Medinipur District has a population growth rate during 2001-2011 of 13.86%. Its estimated population in 2021 is 52 Lakhs* an increase of around 4 lakhs from 2011.

Population of  Paschim Medinipur in 2021 – 52 lakhs (Approx)

Paschim Medinipur Census 2011
Total Population4,776,909 (47.76 Lakhs)
Male Population 
Female Population 
Total Area6,308 km2 
Population Density760/km2
Average Literacy (%)78.00 %
Sex Ratio (per 1000)966
Child Population (0-6 Yrs) 
Child Sex ration (0-6Yrs)963
District HeadquartersMidnapore

Source: Census 2011 & Census Population Projections 2011-2021

Sub Divisons of Paschim Medinipur

The District is divided into 3 Subdivisions for administrative convenience. A Subdivision is headed by Sub Divisional Officer SDO/SDM) in the rank of Assistant Collector in Cadre of I.A.S or a Deputy Collector. Each division consists of a few Tehsils/Block. The Revenue Divisions in Paschim Medinipur District are

  • Ghatal Subdivision
  • Kharagpur Subdivision
  • Medinipur Sadar Subdivision

Towns and Cities in Paschim Medinipur District

Kharagpur, Ghatal, Belda, Chandrakona, Ramjibanpur, Garbeta, Balichak, Dantan, Mohanpur, Keshiari, Keshpur, Narayangarh, Sabang, Daspur.

Map of Paschim Medinipur District