Population of Maheshtala 2021 | South 24 Parganas Population

Population of Maheshtala 2021

Maheshtala is a city in the Indian state of West Bengal. Its a municipality of the South 24 Parganas district & part of the area covered by the Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority. 

Maheshtala Population - Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Maheshtala City in 2011 is 4,48,317 (4.48 Lakhs) of which the male population is 2,29,693 and the female population is 2,18,624


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Maheshtala for 2011 is 4766 people per sq. km. Maheshtala city administers area is 141 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Maheshtala City in 2011 was 82.03 %. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 85.43 % and 78.45 % respectively. Total literate in Maheshtala city was 3,29,813 of which 1,76,135 are males while 1,53,678 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Maheshtala, it stood at 952 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 967 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 46,247 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total 23,510 are boys while 22,737 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 967. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.31 % of the total population of Maheshtala City

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Maheshtala in 2021 - 5.10 lakhs (approx)

Maheshtala CityTotalMaleFemale
Population (Census 2011)4,48,317
(4.48 Lacs)
Children (0-6)46,24723,51022,737
Average Literacy (%)82.03 %85.43 %78.45 %
Sex ratio952 
Child Sex ratio967 

Sources: Census 2011

South 24 Parganas District Population

South 24 Parganas is a district in West Bengal. It is the largest district of West Bengal by area and second-largest by population. It is the sixth most populous district in India.

As per census 2011, South 24 Parganas District population is 81,61,961 (81.61 Lakhs) of which 41,73,778 are males and 39,88,183 are females. The literacy rate is 77.51% & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 956. The child sex ratio is 963