Purulia Population


Estimated population in 2022

Estimated population of Purulia in 2022
3,238,949
Estimated population of males in 2022
1,654,779
Estimated population of males in 2022
1,584,170

Population as per 2011 census

Population 2,930,115
Male Population 1,496,996
Female Population 1,433,119
Area (km2) 6,259
Density/km2 468
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 957
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 953
Literates 1,624,905
Male Literates 1,002,058
Female Literates 622,847
Average Literacy 64.48%
Male Literacy 77.86%
Female Literacy 50.52%
Child Population (0-6 Age) 410,227
Boys Population (0-6 Age) 210,003
Girls Population (0-6 Age) 200,224
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 14.00%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 14.03%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 13.97%

Purulia Religion-wise Data

Description Population in 2011 Percentage
Estimated Population in 2022
Hindu
2,373,120
80.99%
2,623,247
Muslims
227,249
7.76%
251,201
Christian
8,646
0.30%
9,557
Sikh
622
0.02%
688
Buddhist
209
0.01%
231
Jain
3,052
0.10%
3,374
Not Stated
8,188
0.28%
9,051
Others
309,029
10.55%
341,601
Total
2,930,115
100.00%
3,238,949

City/Metros in Purulia District

City Name Population in 2011
Estimated Population in 2022
Puruliya (Municipality) 121,067
133,827