Population of Durgapur 2021

The Census 2011 Information on Population of Durgapur City

Population of Durgapur 2021

Durgapur is a city in the Paschim Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is the third-largest city after Kolkata and Howrah in West Bengal.

Durgapur Population - Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Durgapur City in 2011 is 5,66,517 ( 5.66 Lakhs) of which the male population is 2,94,255 and the female population is 2,72,262


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Durgapur for 2011 is 3800 people per sq. km. Durgapur city administers area is 154 sq. km


The average literacy rate of  Durgapur City in 2011 was 86.20 %. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 90.81% and 80.84% respectively. Total literate in Durgapur city was  4,39,225 of which 2,40,985 are males while 1,98,240 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Durgapur, it stood at 925 per 1000 male. 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 936 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of  55,906 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total 28,878 are boys while 27,028  are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 936. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 9.87% of the total population of  Durgapur City

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Durgapur in 2021 - 6.25 lakhs (approx)

Durgapur CityCensus 2011
Total Population566,517 (5.66 Lakhs)
Male Population294,255
Female Population272,262
Total Literates439,225
Male Literates240,985
Female Literates198,240
Average Literacy (%)86.20%
% of Male Literates90.81%
% of Female Literates80.84%
Sex Ratio925
Child Sex Ratio936
Children (0-6 years)55,906
Boys (0-6 yrs)28,878
Girls  (0-6 yrs)27,028


Sources: Census 2011

Paschim Bardhaman District Population

As per the 2011 Census of India data Paschim Bardhaman district, after bifurcation of Bardhaman district in 2016, had a total population of 2,882,031. There were 1,497,479 (52%) males and 1,384,452 (48%) females. As per the 2011 census data the total number of literates in Paschim Bardhaman district, after bifurcation of Bardhaman district in 2017, was 78.75%. The Male-Female Sex ratio is 926.