Kolkata Population


Estimated population in 2022

Estimated population of Kolkata in 2022
4,970,646
Estimated population of males in 2022
2,605,169
Estimated population of males in 2022
2,365,477

Population as per 2011 census

Population 4,496,694
Male Population 2,356,766
Female Population 2,139,928
Area (km2) 185
Density/km2 24,306
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 908
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 933
Literates 3,588,137
Male Literates 1,926,915
Female Literates 1,661,222
Average Literacy 86.31%
Male Literacy 88.34%
Female Literacy 84.06%
Child Population (0-6 Age) 339,323
Boys Population (0-6 Age) 175,564
Girls Population (0-6 Age) 163,759
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 7.55%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 7.45%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 7.65%

Kolkata Religion-wise Data

Description Population in 2011 Percentage
Estimated Population in 2022
Hindu
3,440,290
76.51%
3,802,897
Muslims
926,414
20.60%
1,024,058
Christian
39,758
0.88%
43,948
Sikh
13,849
0.31%
15,309
Buddhist
4,771
0.11%
5,274
Jain
21,178
0.47%
23,410
Not Stated
48,982
1.09%
54,145
Others
1,452
0.03%
1,605
Total
4,496,694
100.00%
4,970,646

City/Metros in Kolkata District

City Name Population in 2011
Estimated Population in 2022
Baidyabati (Municipality) 121,110
133,875
Bally (Municipality) 293,373
324,295
Bally Town (Census Town) 113,377
125,327
Bansberia (Municipality) 103,920
114,873
Baranagar (Municipality) 245,213
271,058
Barasat (Municipality) 278,435
307,782
Barrackpur (Municipality) 152,783
168,886
Bhadreswar (Municipality) 101,477
112,173
Bhatpara (Municipality) 383,762
424,211
Kolkata (Municipal Corporation) 4,496,694
4,970,646
Uluberia (Municipality) 222,240
245,664