Hugli District Population, West Bengal - Census India 2011

Hugli is one of district of West Bengal in India. There are 19 Taluks, 1,866 villages and 78 towns in Hugli district.

As per the Census India 2011, Hugli district has 12,87,423 households, population of 55,19,145 of which 28,14,653 are males and 27,04,492 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 5,33,210 which is 9.66% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Hugli district is around 961 compared to 950 which is average of West Bengal state. The literacy rate of Hugli district is 73.9% out of which 78.58% males are literate and 69.02% females are literate. The total area of Hugli is 3,149 sq.km with population density of 1,753 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 61.43% of population lives in Urban area and 38.57% lives in Rural area. There are 24.35% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 4.15% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Hugli district.

Hugli Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total55,19,145100%
Hindu45,74,56982.89%
Muslim8,70,20415.77%
Other religions and persuasions49,0500.89%
Religion not stated11,4700.21%
Christian7,3000.13%
Sikh2,6620.05%
Jain2,1600.04%
Buddhist1,7300.03%

Hugli Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)328.372,820.63
Number of households5,05,9437,81,480
Total Population21,28,49933,90,646
Population (%)51.29%49.19%
Male Population10,91,70817,22,945
Female Population10,36,79116,67,701
Sex Ratio950968
Literacy (%)79.34%70.47%

List of Taluks in Hugli

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Hugli district, West Bengal
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Dhaniakhali3,20,534277.371156994
Pandua3,16,197283.941114985
Arambag2,85,207276.101033953
Singur2,76,413164.961676970
Polba - Dadpur2,63,555290.08909972
Haripal2,61,073185.321409981
Khanakul - I2,54,434174.661457947
Chinsurah - Magra2,44,38364.943763960
Balagarh2,28,998198.831152960
Jangipara2,21,578163.641354973
Khanakul - II1,84,734123.661494966
Chanditala - I1,79,82593.961914997
Tarakeswar1,79,148116.341540957
Pursura1,73,437102.071699951
Goghat - II1,60,585190.49843952
Chanditala - II1,58,39649.913174984
Serampur Uttarpara1,52,26633.164592959
Goghat - I1,40,030184.46759950

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Hugli Population Facts

Number of Households12,87,423
Population55,19,145
Male Population28,14,653 (51%)
Female Population27,04,492 (49%)
Children Population5,33,210
Area3,149 km2
Population density/km21,753
Sex-ratio961
Literacy73.9%
Male Literacy78.58%
Female Literacy69.02%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %4.15%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %24.35%

Map of Hugli , West Bengal