Population of Siliguri 2021

The Census 2011 Information on Population of Siliguri City

Population of Siliguri 2021

Siliguri is a city in the Indian state of West Bengal. Siliguri is the third-largest urban agglomeration in West Bengal, after Kolkata and Asansol. It lies 35 kilometers west of its twin city, Jalpaiguri.  As it connects the North-East with the Indian mainland, It’s Known as The Gateway of Northeast India

Siliguri Population - Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Siliguri City in 2011 is 5,13,264 (5.13 Lakhs) of which the male population is 263,702  and the female population is 249,562


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Siliguri for 2011 is 2700 people per sq. km. Siliguri city administers area is 260 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Siliguri City in 2011 was 85.91 %. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 89.51% and 82.11 % respectively. Total literate in Siliguri city was 395,802 of which 211,682 are males while 184,120 are females.


With regard to the Sex Ratio in Siliguri, it stood at 946 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 931 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 52,540 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total 27,215 are boys while 25,325 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 931. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.24 % of the total population of Siliguri City

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Siliguri in 2021 - 6 lakhs (approx)

Siliguri CityTotalMaleFemale
Population (Census 2011)5,13,264
(6.73 Lacs)
Children (0-6)52,54027,21525,325
Average Literacy (%)85.91 %89.51 %82.11 %
Sex ratio946 
Child Sex ratio931 


Population of Jalpaiguri

Jalpaiguri is a city in the Indian state of West Bengal.  It lies 35 km east of its twin city, Siliguri. The merging of the two cities makes it the largest metropolis of the region. As per Census 2011, the Siliguri Metropolitan region is 7,05,579  (7.05 Laks)

As per census 2011, the Jalpaiguri population is 107,341(1.07 Lakhs). The literacy rate is 90.64 % & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 999. The child sex ratio is 958