Population of Asansol 2021

The Census 2011 Information on Population of Asansol City

Population of Asansol 2021

Asansol is a city in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is the fourth-largest and most populated city of West Bengal & also one of the fastest-growing cities in India.  Asansol Metropolitian area or urban agglomeration is the second-largest and most populated after Kolkata in West Bengal.

Asansol Population - Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Asansol City in 2011 is 5,63,917 (5.63 Lakhs) of which the male population is 2,92,387 and the female population is 2,71,530


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Asansol for 2011 is 3500 people per sq. km. Asansol city administers area is 326 sq. km


The average literacy rate of  Asansol City in 2011 was 83.30%. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 88.31% and 77.90% respectively. Total literate in Asansol city was 419,592 of which  230,562  are males while 189,030 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Asansol, it stood at 929 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 922 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of  60,183 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total 31,309 are boys while 28,874 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was  922. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.67% of the total population of  Asansol City

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Asansol in 2021 - 6.50 lakhs (approx)

Asansol CityCensus 2011
Total Population563,917 (5.63 Lakhs)
Male Population292,387
Female Population271,530
Total Literates419,592
Male Literates230,562  
Female Literates189,030
Average Literacy (%)83.30%
% of Male Literates88.31%
% of Female Literates77.90%
Sex Ratio929
Child Sex Ratio922
Children (0-6 years)60,183
Boys (0-6 yrs)31,309
Girls  (0-6 yrs)28,874

Asansol Metropolitian Population

Asansol Metropolitan Area is the second-largest Urban Agglomeration* in West Bengal after Kolkata. As per census 2011, Asansol Metropolitan Area Population is 12,43,414 (12.43 Lakhs) of which 6,46,052 are males and 5,97,362 are females. The literacy rate is 78.71% & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 925 The child sex ratio is 925

*An urban agglomeration is a continuous urban spread constituting a town and its adjoining outgrowths (OGs), or two or more physically contiguous towns together with or without outgrowths of such towns