Population of West Bengal

Source Census 2011
Date13 Sep 2020

West Bengal Population (1901-2011)

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to India
190116,940,088--7.11
191117,998,7691,058,6816.257.14
192117,474,348-524,421-2.916.95
193118,897,0361,422,6888.146.77
194123,229,5524,332,51622.937.29
195126,299,9803,070,42813.227.28
196134,926,2798,626,29932.807.95
197144,312,0119,385,73226.878.08
198154,580,64710,268,63623.177.99
199168,077,96513,497,31824.738.04
200180,176,19712,098,23217.777.79
201191,276,11511,099,91813.847.54
  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

West Bengal population by Age Group (2011)

Age group Male Female Total M per 100 F
PersonsShare (%)
00-04 3,743,862 3,589,281 7,333,143 8.03 104.307
05-09 4,216,763 4,031,046 8,247,809 9.04 104.607
10-14 4,677,506 4,479,017 9,156,523 10.03 104.432
15-19 4,702,325 4,355,706 9,058,031 9.92 107.958
20-24 4,422,630 4,335,692 8,758,322 9.60 102.005
25-29 4,044,904 3,953,005 7,997,909 8.76 102.325
30-34 3,464,659 3,376,931 6,841,590 7.50 102.598
35-39 3,523,361 3,489,285 7,012,646 7.68 100.977
40-44 3,219,604 2,933,456 6,153,060 6.74 109.755
45-49 2,814,212 2,521,507 5,335,719 5.85 111.608
50-54 2,317,232 1,940,648 4,257,880 4.66 119.405
55-59 1,746,903 1,521,747 3,268,650 3.58 114.796
60-64 1,406,401 1,339,053 2,745,454 3.01 105.030
65-69 991,280 991,713 1,982,993 2.17 99.956
70-74 686,881 703,726 1,390,607 1.52 97.606
75-79 360,216 379,551 739,767 0.81 94.906
80-84 207,192 238,611 445,803 0.49 86.833
85-89 92,037 105,008 197,045 0.22 87.648
90-94 53,823 70,239 124,062 0.14 76.628
95-99 25,628 31,837 57,465 0.06 80.498
100+ 27,856 31,330 59,186 0.06 88.912
Age not stated 63,752 48,699 112,451 0.12 130.910
Total 46,809,027 44,467,088 91,276,115 105.267
  • Population pyramid
  • Gender ratio

Population of West Bengal districts 2011

District Rank Population Rural (%) Urban (%) Sex ratio
MaleFemaleTotalShare (%)F per 1000 MM per 100 F
Darjiling 18937,259909,5641,846,8232.0260.5839.42970103.045
Jalpaiguri 121,983,0641,889,7823,872,8464.2472.6227.38953104.936
Koch Bihar 171,451,5421,367,5442,819,0863.0989.7310.27942106.142
Uttar Dinajpur151,551,0661,456,0683,007,1343.2987.9512.05939106.524
Dakshin Dinajpur19857,199819,0771,676,2761.8485.9014.10956104.654
Maldah 112,051,5411,937,3043,988,8454.3786.4213.58944105.897
Murshidabad 43,627,5643,476,2437,103,8077.7880.2819.72958104.353
Birbhum141,790,9201,711,4843,502,4043.8487.1712.83956104.641
Barddhaman 33,966,8893,750,6747,717,5638.4660.1139.89945105.765
Nadia 72,653,7682,513,8325,167,6005.6672.1627.84947105.567
North Twenty Four Parganas15,119,3894,890,39210,009,78110.9742.7357.27955104.683
Hugli 62,814,6532,704,4925,519,1456.0561.4338.57961104.073
Bankura 131,838,0951,758,5793,596,6743.9491.678.33957104.522
Puruliya161,496,9961,433,1192,930,1153.2187.2612.74957104.457
Haora 92,500,8192,349,2104,850,0295.3136.6263.38939106.454
Kolkata102,356,7662,139,9284,496,6944.930.00100.00908110.133
South Twenty Four Parganas24,173,7783,988,1838,161,9618.9474.4225.58956104.654
Paschim Medinipur53,007,8852,905,5725,913,4576.4887.7812.22966103.521
Purba Medinipur82,629,8342,466,0415,095,8755.5888.3711.63938106.642