Koch Bihar District Population, West Bengal - Census India 2011

Koch Bihar is one of district of West Bengal in India. There are 13 Taluks, 1,194 villages and 18 towns in Koch Bihar district.

As per the Census India 2011, Koch Bihar district has 6,65,720 households, population of 28,19,086 of which 14,51,542 are males and 13,67,544 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 3,44,645 which is 12.23% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Koch Bihar district is around 942 compared to 950 which is average of West Bengal state. The literacy rate of Koch Bihar district is 65.64% out of which 70.87% males are literate and 60.09% females are literate. The total area of Koch Bihar is 3,387 sq.km with population density of 832 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 89.73% of population lives in Urban area and 10.27% lives in Rural area. There are 50.17% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 0.64% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Koch Bihar district.

Koch Bihar Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total28,19,086100%
Hindu20,87,76674.06%
Muslim7,20,03325.54%
Religion not stated4,2440.15%
Christian4,1220.15%
Jain1,8690.07%
Sikh4490.02%
Buddhist4450.02%
Other religions and persuasions1580.01%

Koch Bihar Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)68.943,318.06
Number of households69,6935,96,027
Total Population2,89,43425,29,652
Population (%)50.66%48.42%
Male Population1,46,62613,04,916
Female Population1,42,80812,24,736
Sex Ratio974939
Literacy (%)80.6%63.93%

List of Taluks in Koch Bihar

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Koch Bihar district, West Bengal
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Cooch Behar - II3,43,901379.54906915
Cooch Behar - I3,26,558343.43951942
Dinhata - I2,86,269270.781057939
Tufanganj - I2,48,595316.61785936
Dinhata - II2,44,066256.37952927
Mathabhanga - II2,27,397296.95766942
Mathabhanga - I2,18,191300.61726940
Tufanganj - II1,86,726248.66751941
Sitalkuchi1,85,353265.21699966
Mekliganj1,55,250319.17486939
Sitai1,10,333155.55709970
Haldibari1,03,969200.80518967

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Koch Bihar Population Facts

Number of Households6,65,720
Population28,19,086
Male Population14,51,542 (51.49%)
Female Population13,67,544 (48.51%)
Children Population3,44,645
Area3,387 km2
Population density/km2832
Sex-ratio942
Literacy65.64%
Male Literacy70.87%
Female Literacy60.09%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %0.64%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %50.17%

Map of Koch Bihar, West Bengal