Puruliya is one of district of West Bengal in India. There are 21 Taluks, 2667 villages and 28 towns in Puruliya district.
As per the Census India 2011, Puruliya district has 567824 households, population of 2930115 of which 1496996 are males and 1433119 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 410227 which is 14% of total population.
The sex-ratio of Puruliya district is around 957
compared to 950
which is average of West Bengal state. The literacy rate of Puruliya district is 55.46% out of which 66.94% males are literate and 43.46% females are literate. The total area of Puruliya is 6259 sq.km with population density of 468 per sq.km.
Out of total population, 87.26% of population lives in Urban area and 12.74% lives in Rural area. There are 19.38% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 18.45% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Puruliya district.
Puruliya Religion Population
|Other religions and persuasions||309029||10.55%|
|Religion not stated||8188||0.28%|
Puruliya Urban & Rural Population
Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
|Number of households||71988||495836|
List of Taluks in Puruliya
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