Bankura District Population, West Bengal - Census India 2011

Bankura is one of district of West Bengal in India. There are 23 Taluks, 3,823 villages and 12 towns in Bankura district.

As per the Census India 2011, Bankura district has 7,66,902 households, population of 35,96,674 of which 18,38,095 are males and 17,58,579 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 4,18,650 which is 11.64% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Bankura district is around 957 compared to 950 which is average of West Bengal state. The literacy rate of Bankura district is 62.08% out of which 70.69% males are literate and 53.09% females are literate. The total area of Bankura is 6,882 sq.km with population density of 523 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 91.67% of population lives in Urban area and 8.33% lives in Rural area. There are 32.65% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 10.25% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Bankura district.

Bankura Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total35,96,674100%
Hindu30,33,58184.34%
Muslim2,90,4508.08%
Other religions and persuasions2,60,6947.25%
Religion not stated4,5340.13%
Christian3,8650.11%
Jain2,9040.08%
Sikh3860.01%
Buddhist2600.01%

Bankura Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)90.476,791.53
Number of households65,7437,01,159
Total Population2,99,77332,96,901
Population (%)50.81%48.87%
Male Population1,52,31816,85,777
Female Population1,47,45516,11,124
Sex Ratio968956
Literacy (%)76.84%60.74%

List of Taluks in Bankura

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Bankura district, West Bengal
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Onda2,52,984504.74501957
Barjora2,02,049387.54521947
Chhatna1,95,038438.17445960
Kotulpur1,88,775242.85777958
Patrasayer1,84,070332.51554966
Gangajalghati1,80,974379.08477941
Raipur1,71,377367.99466962
Indus1,69,783256.58662958
Sonamukhi1,58,697375.30423945
Jaypur1,56,920263.12596958
Vishnupur1,56,822351.44446962
Indpur1,56,522299.35523943
Taldangra1,47,893347.54426972
Simlapal1,43,038313457959
Bankura - II1,40,864229.47614948
Saltora1,35,980322.80421950
Ranibundh1,19,089426.72279975
Khatra1,17,030233.61501949
Bankura - I1,07,685168.24640955
Sarenga1,06,808224.34476972
Mejhia86,188165.24522934
Hirbandh83,834193.30434953

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Bankura Population Facts

Number of Households7,66,902
Population35,96,674
Male Population18,38,095 (51.11%)
Female Population17,58,579 (48.89%)
Children Population4,18,650
Area6,882 km2
Population density/km2523
Sex-ratio957
Literacy62.08%
Male Literacy70.69%
Female Literacy53.09%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %10.25%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %32.65%

Map of Bankura , West Bengal