Population of West Bengal 2021

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Population of West Bengal 2021

West Bengal is a state in the eastern region of India. It is the fourth most populous state in India and the fourteenth-largest Indian state by area. As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  West Bengal in 2011 is 91,276,115(9.12 Crore)

West Bengal Population 2011-2021

West Bengal has a population growth rate during 2011-2021 of 9.13%. Its estimated population in 2021 is 10 Crores* an increase of around 82 lakhs from 2011.

Population of West Bengal in 2021 – 10 Crores (Approx)
West BengalCensus 2011
Total Population91,276,115(9.12 Crore)
Male Population46809027
Female Population44467088
Sex Ratio950
Population Density1028/km2
Population Rank4th
Total Area88,752 km2
Area Rank14th
Average Literacy (%)76.3 %
Formation26 January 1950
Capital CityKolkata

Source: Census 2011 & UIAI for 2021 Estimates

Top Cities in West Bengal by Population

#CityPopulation (Census 2011)
1Kolkata4,496,694
2Howrah1,077,075
3Durgapur566,517
4Asansol563,917
5Siliguri513,264
6Maheshtala448,317
7Rajpur Sonarpur424,368
8South Dum Dum403,316
9Rajarhat Gopalpur402,844
10Bhatpara383,762
11Panihati377,347
12Kamarhati330,211
13Barddhaman314,265
14Kulti313,809
15Bally293,373
16Barasat278,435
17North Dum Dum249,142
18Baranagar245,213
19Uluberia222,240
20Naihati217,900
21Bidhan Nagar215,514
22Kharagpur207,604
23English Bazar205,521
24Haldia200,827
25Madhyamgram196,127
26Baharampur195,223
27Raiganj183,612
28Serampore181,842
29Hugli and Chinsurah177,259
30Medinipur169,264
31Chandannagar166,867
32Uttarpara Kotrung159,147
33Krishnanagar153,062
34Barrackpur152,783
35Santipur151,777
36Balurghat151,416
37Habra147,221
38Jamuria145,276
39Bankura137,386
40North Barrackpur132,806
41Raniganj129,441
42Nabadwip125,543
43Basirhat125,254
44Halisahar124,939
45Rishra124,577
46Ashokenagar Kalyangarh121,592
47Baidyabati121,110
48Puruliya121,067
49Kanchrapara120,345
50Dabgram119,040
51Darjiling118,805
52Titagarh116,541
53Dum Dum114,786
54Bally Town113,377
55Champdani111,251
56Bongaon108,864
57Khardaha108,496
58Jalpaiguri107,341
59Bansberia103,920
60Bhadreswar101,477
61Kalyani100,575