Howrah Population 2023
Howrah (also spelled as Haora) is a metropolitan city within the Howrah district, in the Indian state of West Bengal. The city is located on the western bank of the Hooghly River and It is a part of the area covered by the Kolkata Metropolitan Region.
As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Howrah City in 2011 is 1,077,075 (10.77 Lakhs) and its estimated population of Howrah in 2023 is 12 lakh.
|Howrah City||Census 2011|
|Total Population||10,77,075 (10.77 Lakhs)|
|Density of Population||20817 per sq. km|
|Average Literacy (%)||91.47%|
|% of Male Literates||94.24%|
|% of Female Literates||88.50%|
|Child Sex Ratio||932|
|Children (0-6 years)||91,315|
Howrah Historical Population
As per Census 2011, Howrah has a population growth rate of 6.90% during 2001-2011. It’s expected to have a population growth rate of 5% during 2011-2021.
Let’s look at population and percentage change from Year 1901 to 2021.
|Year||Population||Actual Change||Percentage Change|
Sources: Census 2011
Census 2011 Details
As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Howrah City in 2011 was 1,077,075 (10.77 Lakh) of which the male population was 5,61,220 and the female population was 5,15,855
The initial provisional data released by Census India 2011, shows that the density of Howrah for 2011 is 20817 people per sq. km. Howrah city administers area is 52 sq. km
The average literacy rate of Howrah City in 2011 was 88.71 %. If things are looked at gender-wise, male and female literacy was 91.06% and 86.15%. respectively. Total literate in Howrah city was 8,74,891 of which 462,420 are males while 4,06,465 are females.
With regards to the Sex Ratio in Howrah, it stood at 919 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of the Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 932 girls per 1000 boys
In census enumeration, data regarding children under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 91,315 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of the total 47,267 are boys while 44,048 are girls. The child Sex Ratio as per the census 2011 was 932. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 8.48 % of the total population of Howrah City.
Howrah District Population
Howrah district is a district of West Bengal, India. It’s the second-largest city and second-smallest district after Kolkata. As per the census 2011, the Howrah District population is 48,50,029 (48.50 Lakhs) and the estimated population in 2023 is 52 lakh.
|Howrah district||Census 2011|
|Average Literacy (%)||83.31%|
|Child Sex Ratio||962|
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