West Bengal Map in India

west bengal map in india
State
Capital
West BengalKolkata (Calcutta)
WEST BENGAL  (পশ্চিমবঙ্গ)

West Bengal ( Paschim Banga) is a state in the eastern region of India along the Bay of Bengal. With over 91 million Citizens (as of 2011), it is India’s fourth-most populous state. The West Bengal (West Bengal map in India) is the thirteenth-largest Indian state, with an area of 88,752 km2 (34,267 sq mi). Part of the ethnolinguistic Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent, it borders Bangladesh in the east, and Nepal and Bhutan in the north. It also borders the Indian states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim, and Assam.

The state capital is Kolkata (Calcutta) the seventh-largest city in India and the center of the third-largest metropolitan area in the country. West Bengal includes the Darjeeling Himalayan hill region, the Ganges delta, the Rarh region, and the coastal Sundarbans. The main ethnic group is the Bengalis, with Bengali Hindus forming the demographic majority.

In 2020, West Bengal has a total of 23 Districts.

(পশ্চিমবঙ্গ ভারতের একটি রাজ্য। এই রাজ্যটি পূর্ব ভারতে বঙ্গোপসাগরের উত্তর দিকে অবস্থিত। ২০১১ সালের জনগণনা অনুযায়ী, এই রাজ্যের জনসংখ্যা ৯ কোটি ১৩ লক্ষেরও বেশি। জনসংখ্যার নিরিখে পশ্চিমবঙ্গ ভারতের চতুর্থ সর্বাধিক জনবহুল রাজ্য। এই রাজ্যের আয়তন ৮৮,৭৫২ কিমি (৩৪,২৬৭ মা)। পশ্চিমবঙ্গ বাংলা-ভাষী বাঙালি জাতি অধ্যুষিত বাংলা অঞ্চলের একটি অংশ। এই রাজ্যের পূর্ব দিকে বাংলাদেশ রাষ্ট্র এবং উত্তর দিকে নেপালভুটান রাষ্ট্র অবস্থিত। ভারতের ওডিশা, ঝাড়খণ্ড, বিহার, সিক্কিমঅসম রাজ্যও পশ্চিমবঙ্গের সীমান্তবর্তী।

রাজ্যের রাজধানী কলকাতা শহরটি হল ভারতের সপ্তম বৃহত্তম মহানগরী। পশ্চিমবঙ্গের দ্বিতীয় বৃহত্তম শহর বর্ধমান ৷ বর্ধমান আসানসোল শিলিগুড়ি দুর্গাপুর এই পাঁচটি পশ্চিমবঙ্গের মহানগর ৷ ভৌগোলিক দিক থেকে দার্জিলিং হিমালয় পার্বত্য অঞ্চল, গাঙ্গেয় বদ্বীপ, রাঢ় অঞ্চল ও উপকূলীয় সুন্দরবনের অংশবিশেষ এই রাজ্যের অন্তর্গত। বাঙালিরাই এই রাজ্যের প্রধান জাতিগোষ্ঠী এবং রাজ্যের জনসংখ্যার সংখ্যাগরিষ্ঠ অংশই বাঙালি হিন্দু। ২০২০ সালে পশ্চিমবঙ্গের মোট 23 টি জেলা রয়েছে)

 

Demography

Population-2011

 

Total

91276115

Male

46809027

Female

44467088

% Share in Country’s Population

 

7.54

% Share of Urban Population( India)

 

31.87 (31.15)

% Share of Rural Population( India)

 

68.13 (68.85)

% Share of major religious communities ( India) (2001)*

Hindus

72.47( 80.46)

Muslims

25.25 (13.43)

% Share of SC ( India)

 

23.51 (16.63)

% Share of ST ( India)

 

5.80 ( 8.61)

% Share of Children (0-6)

 

11.59

Sex Ratio ( India)

All

950 (943)

SC

951 (945)

ST

999 (990)

Children of (0-6)

956 (919)

Population Density (per Sq. Km) ( India)

 

1028 (368)

Decadal Growth Rate (%) (India)

 

13.84 (17.68)

 

Administrative Information

No of Sub-Divisions

66

No of Municipalities (2011)

121

No. of Municipal Corporation (2011)

6

No. of Blocks

341

No. of Mouza (2001)

40782

No. of Police Stations (2013)

507

No. of Gram Panchayats

3349

Inhabited Villages (2011)

37469

Area ( Sq. KM)

88752

No. of Family Welfare Centre

10826

No. of PHCs as on 2013

909

% of Electrified Villages

99.99

Electrified Household (%) (Electricity considered as main sourse of lighting)

54.49

Av. Population per Bank Offices (2013) ( in thousand)

18

Education

Literacy Rate (%)-2011

All

Total

76.26(72.99)

Male

81.69(80.89)

Female

70.54(64.64)

Rural

72.13 (67.77)

Urban

84.78(84.11)

SC

Total

69.43 (66.1)

Male

77.22 (75.2)

Female

61.23 (56.5)

ST

Total

57.93(59)

Male

68.17 (68.5)

Female

47.71 (49.4)

Gender Gap in Literacy

11.15 (16.25)

  

Primary

Upper Primary

No of School-U-DISE (2012-13 Academic Year)

67485

6068

Pupil-Teacher Ratio ( Govt)-U-DISE (2013-14)

35.14

47.95

Net Enrolment Ratio-U-DISE (2012-13 Academic Year)

93.19

65.62

Health

Infant Mortality Rate ( India)-2012

32 (42)

Under five Mortality Rate (India)-2011

38 (55)

Maternal Mortality Rate (India)-2010-12

117 (178)

Birth Rate (SRS) (India)-2012

16.1 (21.6)

Death Rate (SRS) (India)-2012

6.3 (7.0)

Life Expectancy (2011-15)

Male

69.2 (67.3)

Female

72.10 (69.6)

Mean age Marriage (DLHS) (2007-08)

Male

24.7

Female

18.5

Beds per Lakhs Population (2011)

119

Employment

 
 

2011

 
  

Male

Female

 

Work Participation Rate

(India)-2011

Rural

57.19 (53.0)

19.35 (30.0)

 

Urban

56.84 (53.8)

15.35 (15.4)

 

% of Main Worker ( India)- 2011

Rural

44.03

8.14

 

Urban

51.18

10.89

 

% of Marginal Worker ( India)-2011

Rural

13.16

11.21

 

Urban

5.66

4.46

 

% of Agricultural

 

27.9

34.03

 

No. of registration during the year through employment exch. (As on 31.03.2014)

 

5240422

2365402

 

No.of Placement effected during 2013-14

 

314

 

Others

Per Capita Income at current Price ( in Rs) as on 01.08.2014 (2012-13 Q)

61352.35

% of Cultivable area to total area

65.65

Cultivable area per agri workers (2011-12) (Hectres)

0.56

% of forest area (2011-12)

13.52

% of BPL families ( P & RD,2005)

43.81

% of Population below poverty

  

Total

26.70 (29.80)

   

Rural

28.80 (33.80)

   

Urban

22.00 (20.90)

West Bengal Male and Female Population

DISTRICTS NAMETOTAL POPULATIONMALEFEMALE
DARJEELING1846823937259909564
COOCH BIHAR281908614515421367544
DAKSHIN DINAJPUR1676276857199819077
MALDAH398884520515411937304
MURSHIDABAD710380736275643476243
BIRBHUM350240417909201711484
NADIA516760026537682513832
PURULIYA293011514969961433119
BANKURA359667418380951758579
KOLKATA449669423567662139928
ALIPURDUAR000
JHARGRAM000
PASCHIM MEDINIPUR591345730078852905572
BARDHAMAN771756339668893750674
NORTH 24 PARGANAS1000978151193894890392
HOWRAH485002925008192349210
HOOGLY551914528146532704492
SOUTH 24 PARGANAS816196141737783988183
PURBA MEDINIPUR509587526298342466041
KALIMPONG000
JALPAIGURI387284619830641889782
UTTAR DINAJPUR300713415510661456068

Male and Female West Bengal Map in India

West Bengal Rural and Urban Population

DISTRICTS NAMERURAL POPULATIONURBAN POPULATION
DARJEELING1118860727963
COOCH BIHAR2529652289434
DAKSHIN DINAJPUR1439981236295
MALDAH3447185541660
MURSHIDABAD57031151400692
BIRBHUM3052956449448
NADIA37287271438873
PURULIYA2556801373314
BANKURA3296901299773
KOLKATA04496694
ALIPURDUAR00
JHARGRAM00
PASCHIM MEDINIPUR5190771722686
BARDHAMAN46392643078299
NORTH 24 PARGANAS42776195732162
HOWRAH17758853074144
HOOGLY33906462128499
SOUTH 24 PARGANAS60741882087773
PURBA MEDINIPUR4503161592714
KALIMPONG00
JALPAIGURI28124951060351
UTTAR DINAJPUR2644906362228

Rural and Urban West Bengal Map in India

West Bengal Worker and Non-Worker Population

DISTRICTS NAMEWORKER POPULATIONNON-WORKER POPULATION
DARJEELING6837261163097
COOCH BIHAR11279771691109
DAKSHIN DINAJPUR702987973289
MALDAH15378472450998
MURSHIDABAD25899074513900
BIRBHUM13316032170801
NADIA18426073324993
PURULIYA12496421680473
BANKURA14662202130454
KOLKATA17957402700954
ALIPURDUAR00
JHARGRAM00
PASCHIM MEDINIPUR25091593404298
BARDHAMAN29112514806312
NORTH 24 PARGANAS35716246438157
HOWRAH18198453030184
HOOGLY21528703366275
SOUTH 24 PARGANAS29644945197467
PURBA MEDINIPUR19103203185555
KALIMPONG00
JALPAIGURI15129102359936
UTTAR DINAJPUR10756261931508

Worker and Non-Worker West Bengal Map in India

West Bengal Population Density (2011)

DISTRICTS NAMEPOPULATION DENSITY(sq/km)DISTRICTS NAMEPOPULATION DENSITY(sq/km)
DARJEELING586JHARGRAM0
COOCH BIHAR832PASCHIM MEDINIPUR631
DAKSHIN DINAJPUR755BARDHAMAN1099
MALDAH1069NORTH 24 PARGANAS2445
MURSHIDABAD1334HOWRAH3306
BIRBHUM771HOOGLY1753
NADIA1316SOUTH 24 PARGANAS819
PURULIYA468PURBA MEDINIPUR1081
BANKURA519KALIMPONG0
KOLKATA24306JALPAIGURI622
ALIPURDUAR0UTTAR DINAJPUR958

 

West Bengal Literacy Rate (2011)

DISTRICTS NAMELITERACY RATE(%)DISTRICTS NAMELITERACY RATE(%)
DARJEELING79.56%JHARGRAM0
COOCH BIHAR74.78%PASCHIM MEDINIPUR78%
DAKSHIN DINAJPUR72.82%BARDHAMAN76.21%
MALDAH61.73%NORTH 24 PARGANAS84.06%
MURSHIDABAD66.59%HOWRAH83.31%
BIRBHUM70.68%HOOGLY81.80%
NADIA74.97%SOUTH 24 PARGANAS77.51%
PURULIYA64.48%PURBA MEDINIPUR87.02%
BANKURA70.26%KALIMPONG0
KOLKATA86.31%JALPAIGURI73.25%
ALIPURDUAR0UTTAR DINAJPUR59.07%

West Bengal Sex Ratio (2011)

DISTRICTS NAMESEX RATIO(1000 MALES)DISTRICTS NAMESEX RATIO(1000 MALES)
DARJEELING970JHARGRAM0
COOCH BIHAR942PASCHIM MEDINIPUR966
DAKSHIN DINAJPUR956BARDHAMAN945
MALDAH944NORTH 24 PARGANAS955
MURSHIDABAD958HOWRAH939
BIRBHUM956HOOGLY961
NADIA947SOUTH 24 PARGANAS956
PURULIYA957PURBA MEDINIPUR938
BANKURA957KALIMPONG0
KOLKATA908JALPAIGURI953
ALIPURDUAR0UTTAR DINAJPUR939