South Twenty Four Parganas Population 2021

Population of South Twenty Four Parganas 2021

South 24 Parganas or South Twenty Four Parganas is a district in West Bengal, India. South 24 Parganas It is the largest district of West Bengal by area and second-largest by population and also fifth most populated district in the whole of India. As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  South 24 Parganas in 2011 is 8,161,961 (81.62 Lakhs)

South Twenty Four Parganas Population 2021

South 24 Parganas has a population growth rate during 2001-2011 of 18.17%. Its estimated population in 2021 is 88 lakhs* an increase of around 6 lakhs from 2011.

Population of South 24 Parganas in 2021 – 88 Lakhs (Approx)

South 24 ParganasCensus 2011
Total Population8,161,961 (81.62 Lakhs)
Male Population4,173,778
Female Population3,988,183
Total Area9,960 km2 
Population Density819/km2
Average Literacy (%)77.51%
Sex Ratio (per 1000)956
Child Population (0-6 Yrs)1,025,679
Child Sex ration (0-6Yrs)963
District HeadquartersAlipore

Source: Census 2011 & Census Population Projections 2011-2021

Sub Divisons of South 24 Parganas

The District is divided into 5 Subdivisions for administrative convenience. A Subdivision is headed by Sub Divisional Officer SDO/SDM) in the rank of Assistant Collector in Cadre of I.A.S or a Deputy Collector. Each division consists of a few Taluks. The Five Revenue Divisions in South 24 Parganas District are

  1. Alipore Sadar
  2. Baruipur
  3. Diamond Harbour
  4. Canning
  5. Kakdwip

Tehsil in South 24 Parganas

Administratively, the district is divided into twenty nine tehsils/ talukas, which are grouped into Five sub-divisions:

# Tehsil (CD Block) Population (2011)
1 Baruipur 4,33,119
2 Basanti 3,36,717
3 Bhangar I 2,49,170
4 Bhangar II 2,46,708
5 Bishnupur I 2,32,365
6 Bishnupur II 2,14,531
7 Budge Budge I 1,12,908
8 Budge Budge II 1,92,134
9 Canning I 3,04,724
10 Canning II 2,52,523
11 Diamond Harbour I 1,56,166
12 Diamond Harbour II 1,90,801
13 Falta 2,49,561
14 Gosaba 2,46,598
15 Jaynagar I 2,63,151
16 Jaynagar II 2,52,164
17 Kakdwip 2,81,963
18 Kulpi 2,83,197
19 Kultali 2,29,053
20 Magrahat I 2,69,494
21 Magrahat II 3,04,744
22 Mandirbazar 2,14,050
23 Mathurapur I 1,95,104
24 Mathurapur II 2,20,839
25 Namkhana 1,82,830
26 Patharpratima 3,31,823
27 Sagar 2,12,037
28 Sonarpur 2,19,863
29 Thakurpukur Mahestola 1,76,203

Cities & Towns in South 24 Parganas District

  • Maheshtala
  • Rajpur Sonarpur
  • Budge Budge
  • Baruipur
  • Diamond Harbour
  • Pujali
  • Jaynagar Mazilpur

Map of South 24 Parganas, West Bengal