Paschim Medinipur District Population, West Bengal - Census India 2011

Paschim Medinipur is one of district of West Bengal in India. There are 30 Taluks, 8,695 villages and 19 towns in Paschim Medinipur district.

As per the Census India 2011, Paschim Medinipur district has 13,01,610 households, population of 59,13,457 of which 30,07,885 are males and 29,05,572 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 6,85,012 which is 11.58% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Paschim Medinipur district is around 966 compared to 950 which is average of West Bengal state. The literacy rate of Paschim Medinipur district is 68.97% out of which 75.37% males are literate and 62.35% females are literate. The total area of Paschim Medinipur is 9,368 sq.km with population density of 631 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 87.78% of population lives in Urban area and 12.22% lives in Rural area. There are 19.08% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 14.88% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Paschim Medinipur district.

Paschim Medinipur Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total59,13,457100%
Hindu50,56,95385.52%
Muslim6,20,55410.49%
Other religions and persuasions1,84,2783.12%
Christian23,2870.39%
Religion not stated21,9620.37%
Sikh2,8540.05%
Buddhist2,0190.03%
Jain1,5500.03%

Paschim Medinipur Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)253.329,114.68
Number of households1,58,73511,42,875
Total Population7,22,68651,90,771
Population (%)50.67%49.11%
Male Population3,66,16426,41,721
Female Population3,56,52225,49,050
Sex Ratio974965
Literacy (%)77.85%67.73%

List of Taluks in Paschim Medinipur

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Paschim Medinipur district, West Bengal
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Keshpur3,39,248499.06680955
Narayangarh3,02,620510.27593975
Debra2,88,619368.18784983
Sabang2,70,492296.17913947
Kharagpur - I2,58,040229.051127969
Daspur - II2,38,529162.341469959
Garbeta - I2,28,513421.31542959
Ghatal2,19,555215.511019940
Daspur - I2,03,987170.891194966
Pingla1,94,809244.49797948
Midnapore1,91,705326.62587966
Salbani1,88,653553.92341982
Kharagpur - II1,83,440256.21716982
Dantan - I1,72,107257.16669965
Jhargram1,70,097517.85328979
Garbeta - III1,69,528304.26557971
Binpur - II1,64,522600.22274990
Binpur - I1,56,153344.98453978
Dantan - II1,55,017187.17828949
Keshiary1,49,260293.36509974
Garbeta - II1,48,410353.34420974
Nayagram1,42,199507.95280988
Chandrakona - I1,36,006195.85694948
Chandrakona - II1,23,269171.01721951
Sankrail1,15,418256.26450982
Jamboni1,13,197328.09345965
Mohanpur1,11,901133.15840944
Gopiballavpur - I1,08,254299.18362951
Gopiballavpur - II1,04,996169.03621964

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Paschim Medinipur Population Facts

Number of Households13,01,610
Population59,13,457
Male Population30,07,885 (50.87%)
Female Population29,05,572 (49.13%)
Children Population6,85,012
Area9,368 km2
Population density/km2631
Sex-ratio966
Literacy68.97%
Male Literacy75.37%
Female Literacy62.35%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %14.88%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %19.08%

Map of Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal