Birbhum District Population, West Bengal - Census India 2011

Birbhum is one of district of West Bengal in India. There are 20 Taluks, 2,458 villages and 20 towns in Birbhum district.

As per the Census India 2011, Birbhum district has 8,17,899 households, population of 35,02,404 of which 17,90,920 are males and 17,11,484 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 4,48,485 which is 12.81% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Birbhum district is around 956 compared to 950 which is average of West Bengal state. The literacy rate of Birbhum district is 61.63% out of which 67.09% males are literate and 55.91% females are literate. The total area of Birbhum is 4,545 sq.km with population density of 771 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 87.17% of population lives in Urban area and 12.83% lives in Rural area. There are 29.5% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 6.92% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Birbhum district.

Birbhum Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total35,02,404100%
Hindu21,81,51562.29%
Muslim12,98,05437.06%
Christian10,9060.31%
Other religions and persuasions6,0510.17%
Religion not stated3,8860.11%
Jain1,1520.03%
Sikh5820.02%
Buddhist2580.01%

Birbhum Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)120.444,424.56
Number of households1,02,4237,15,476
Total Population4,49,44830,52,956
Population (%)50.94%48.84%
Male Population2,28,94415,61,976
Female Population2,20,50414,90,980
Sex Ratio963955
Literacy (%)72.55%60.02%

List of Taluks in Birbhum

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Birbhum district, West Bengal
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Murarai - II2,22,033192.881151965
Nanoor2,18,654288.60758949
Nalhati - I2,04,818275.17744949
Bolpur Sriniketan2,02,553321.34630972
Labpur2,01,901278.32725946
Sainthia1,95,349273.44714951
Murarai - I1,90,802172.221108957
Rampurhat - I1,88,435286.07659963
Rampurhat - II1,87,823161.391164946
Dubrajpur1,81,437348.47521952
Illambazar1,68,709286.16590946
Mohammad Bazar1,64,570336.69489969
Mayureswar - I1,59,782195.88816961
Khoyrasol1,53,248278.29551937
Nalhati - II1,27,785117.431088962
Mayureswar - II1,27,661153.17833953
Suri - I1,11,377145.63765959
Suri - II87,405126.72690946
Rajnagar77,979239.46326959

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Birbhum Population Facts

Number of Households8,17,899
Population35,02,404
Male Population17,90,920 (51.13%)
Female Population17,11,484 (48.87%)
Children Population4,48,485
Area4,545 km2
Population density/km2771
Sex-ratio956
Literacy61.63%
Male Literacy67.09%
Female Literacy55.91%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %6.92%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %29.5%

Map of Birbhum, West Bengal