Kolkata District Population, West Bengal - Census India 2011

Kolkata is one of district of West Bengal in India. There are 1 Taluks, 0 villages and 1 towns in Kolkata district.

As per the Census India 2011, Kolkata district has 10,24,928 households, population of 44,96,694 of which 23,56,766 are males and 21,39,928 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 3,39,323 which is 7.55% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Kolkata district is around 908 compared to 950 which is average of West Bengal state. The literacy rate of Kolkata district is 79.8% out of which 81.76% males are literate and 77.63% females are literate. The total area of Kolkata is 185 sq.km with population density of 24,306 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 0 of population lives in Urban area and 100% lives in Rural area. There are 5.38% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 0.24% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Kolkata district.

Kolkata Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total44,96,694100%
Hindu34,40,29076.51%
Muslim9,26,41420.6%
Religion not stated48,9821.09%
Christian39,7580.88%
Jain21,1780.47%
Sikh13,8490.31%
Buddhist4,7710.11%
Other religions and persuasions1,4520.03%

Kolkata Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)1850
Number of households10,24,9280
Total Population44,96,6940
Population (%)52.41%0
Male Population23,56,7660
Female Population21,39,9280
Sex Ratio9080
Literacy (%)79.8%0

List of Cities in Kolkata

Check out complete list of all town cities in Kolkata district, West Bengal
TownPopulationLiteracySex-ratio
Kolkata (M.Corp.)44,96,69479.8%908

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Kolkata Population Facts

Number of Households10,24,928
Population44,96,694
Male Population23,56,766 (52.41%)
Female Population21,39,928 (47.59%)
Children Population3,39,323
Area185 km2
Population density/km224,306
Sex-ratio908
Literacy79.8%
Male Literacy81.76%
Female Literacy77.63%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %0.24%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %5.38%

Map of Kolkata, West Bengal