Maldah District Population, West Bengal - Census India 2011

Maldah is one of district of West Bengal in India. There are 16 Taluks, 1,772 villages and 29 towns in Maldah district.

As per the Census India 2011, Maldah district has 8,46,991 households, population of 39,88,845 of which 20,51,541 are males and 19,37,304 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 6,09,040 which is 15.27% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Maldah district is around 944 compared to 950 which is average of West Bengal state. The literacy rate of Maldah district is 52.31% out of which 56.15% males are literate and 48.23% females are literate. The total area of Maldah is 3,733 sq.km with population density of 1,069 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 86.42% of population lives in Urban area and 13.58% lives in Rural area. There are 20.94% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 7.87% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Maldah district.

Maldah Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total39,88,845100%
Muslim20,45,15151.27%
Hindu19,14,35247.99%
Christian13,2090.33%
Other religions and persuasions7,9290.2%
Religion not stated6,4590.16%
Sikh7470.02%
Jain6390.02%
Buddhist3590.01%

Maldah Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)86.093,646.91
Number of households1,12,7847,34,207
Total Population5,41,66034,47,185
Population (%)52.28%48.7%
Male Population2,83,20517,68,336
Female Population2,58,45516,78,849
Sex Ratio913949
Literacy (%)65.49%50.23%

List of Taluks in Maldah

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Maldah district, West Bengal
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Kaliachak - I3,92,517112.613486958
Kaliachak - III3,59,071230.481558949
Gazole3,43,830538.29639970
Ratua - I2,75,388252.661090937
English Bazar2,74,627247.701109949
Manikchak2,69,813347.99775933
Harischandrapur - II2,51,345225.341115928
Habibpur2,10,699405.44520974
Kaliachak - II2,10,105171.771223954
Chanchal - II2,05,333215.13954949
Chanchal - I2,04,740171.031197950
Ratua - II2,02,080173.041168963
Harischandrapur - I1,99,493178.571117933
Maldah (Old)1,56,365229.73681952
Bamangola1,43,906210.29684943

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Maldah Population Facts

Number of Households8,46,991
Population39,88,845
Male Population20,51,541 (51.43%)
Female Population19,37,304 (48.57%)
Children Population6,09,040
Area3,733 km2
Population density/km21,069
Sex-ratio944
Literacy52.31%
Male Literacy56.15%
Female Literacy48.23%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %7.87%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %20.94%

Map of Maldah , West Bengal