Murshidabad District Population, West Bengal - Census India 2011

Murshidabad is one of district of West Bengal in India. There are 27 Taluks, 2,167 villages and 72 towns in Murshidabad district.

As per the Census India 2011, Murshidabad district has 15,70,759 households, population of 71,03,807 of which 36,27,564 are males and 34,76,243 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 10,13,392 which is 14.27% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Murshidabad district is around 958 compared to 950 which is average of West Bengal state. The literacy rate of Murshidabad district is 57.09% out of which 60.02% males are literate and 54.04% females are literate. The total area of Murshidabad is 5,324 sq.km with population density of 1,334 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 80.28% of population lives in Urban area and 19.72% lives in Rural area. There are 12.63% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 1.28% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Murshidabad district.

Murshidabad Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total71,03,807100%
Muslim47,07,57366.27%
Hindu23,59,06133.21%
Christian18,1020.25%
Religion not stated7,4910.11%
Other religions and persuasions7,4290.1%
Jain3,0370.04%
Sikh7660.01%
Buddhist3480%

Murshidabad Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)275.945,048.06
Number of households2,84,55912,86,200
Total Population14,00,69257,03,115
Population (%)50.67%48.84%
Male Population7,09,74229,17,822
Female Population6,90,95027,85,293
Sex Ratio974955
Literacy (%)61.56%56%

List of Taluks in Murshidabad

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Murshidabad district, West Bengal
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Berhampore4,46,887278.041607954
Domkal3,63,976311.051170955
Lalgola3,35,831207.771616964
Beldanga - I3,19,322173.461841945
Sagardighi3,10,461332.73933957
Samserganj2,84,07294.7629981000
Suti - II2,78,922135.162064992
Farakka2,74,111143.411911969
Khargram2,73,332297.65918959
Raghunathganj - II2,65,336114.392320955
Hariharpara2,57,571252.721019957
Burwan2,57,466271.51948944
Jalangi2,52,477226.191116951
Beldanga - II2,50,458190.191317939
Murshidabad Jiaganj2,34,565171.661366936
Nabagram2,27,586289.28787960
Nawda2,26,859227.68996950
Kandi2,20,145217.701011952
Bhagawangola - I2,02,071149.311353954
Raghunathganj - I1,95,627138.751410951
Raninagar - II1,90,885199.12959961
Raninagar - I1,89,105169.521116965
Suti - I1,79,908139.591289958
Bharatpur - II1,76,368155.451135959
Bharatpur - I1,72,702177.16975939
Bhagawangola - II1,58,024168.02940958

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Murshidabad Population Facts

Number of Households15,70,759
Population71,03,807
Male Population36,27,564 (51.07%)
Female Population34,76,243 (48.93%)
Children Population10,13,392
Area5,324 km2
Population density/km21,334
Sex-ratio958
Literacy57.09%
Male Literacy60.02%
Female Literacy54.04%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %1.28%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %12.63%

Map of Murshidabad , West Bengal