Mosques, madrasas and khanqahs were built throughout these stages. School attendance is almost GSDP at current prices (base 2004–2005) has increased from Rs 2,086.56 billion in 2004–05 to Rs 8,00,868 crores in 2014–2015,[113] reaching Rs 10,21,000 crores in 2017–18. [123] Many major industries such as the Uttarpara Hindustan Motors car manufacturing unit, the jute industry, and the Haldia Petrochemicals unit experienced shutdowns in 2014. km. [141] There are also private bus companies. [142] Hired forms of transport include metered taxis and auto rickshaws, which often ply specific routes in cities. West Bengal's total fertility rate was 1.6, lower than Bihar's 3.4, which is the highest in the entire country. As of 2011, Hinduism is the most common religion, with adherents representing 70.54% of the total population. [219] Visva-Bharati University at Santiniketan is a central university and an institution of national importance. The Durgapur centre has established a number of industries in the areas of tea, sugar, chemicals and fertilisers. The growth rate was 12.62% in 2014–2015. [158], The literacy rate is 77.08%, higher than the national rate of 74.04%. [207], Poush Mela is a popular winter festival of Shantiniketan, with performances of folk music, Baul songs, dance, and theatre taking place throughout the town. 1202", "West Bengal may be renamed PaschimBanga", "Assembly drops West, renames State as Bengal", "Foreign ministry turns down Mamata Banerjee's 'Bangla' for West Bengal", "West Bengal to send another proposal to Centre on changing its name", "Intolerance debate: How some historical brutalities are more special than others", "Red-hand Buddha: 14 killed in Nandigram re-entry bid", "Defeat rocks India's elected communists", "Is West Bengal's economy actually reviving under Mamata Banerjee? Population Density of West Bengal According to Census 2011. The Lamas chant mantras and sound their bugles, and students, as well as people from every community, carry the holy books or pustaks on their heads. 80.98%. Bengalis make distinctive sweetmeats from milk products, including Rôshogolla, Chômchôm, Kalojam and several kinds of sondesh. The company gained the right to collect revenue in Bengal subah (province) in 1765 with the signing of the treaty between the East India company and the Mughal emperor following the Battle of Buxar in 1764. [122], In the period 2004–2010, the average gross state domestic product (GSDP) growth rate was 13.9% (calculated in Indian rupee terms) lower than 15.5%, the average for all states of the country. In August 2016 the West Bengal Legislative Assembly passed another resolution to change the name of West Bengal to "Bengal" in English and "Bangla" in Bengali. [94] The predominant commercial tree species is Shorea robusta, commonly known as the sal tree. Density of population in India is 382 persons per sq km. The Kolkata Port Trust manages the Kolkata and the Haldia docks. 30. According to the provisional results of the 2011 national census, West Bengal is the fourth-most-populous state in India with a population of 91,347,736 (7.55% of India's population). [184] From the early 1990s, new genres of music have emerged, including what has been called Bengali Jeebonmukhi Gaan (a modern genre based on realism). [132], As of 2011, the total railway route length was around 4,481 km (2,784 mi). [235][236][237] Kolkata is one of the major centres for football in India[238] and houses top national clubs such as Mohun Bagan Athletic Club, East Bengal Club and Mohammedan Sporting Club. [111], As of 2015[update], West Bengal has the sixth-highest GSDP in India. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport is a hub for flights to and from Bangladesh, East Asia, Nepal, Bhutan and north-east India. University of Calcutta, the oldest public university of India. [45] The Bengal Presidency was established in 1765; it later incorporated all British-controlled territory north of the Central Provinces (now Madhya Pradesh), from the mouths of the Ganges and the Brahmaputra to the Himalayas and the Punjab. West Bengal Sex Ratio – Census 2021 Male Female Ratio will be updated soon. The region was part of several ancient pan−Indian empires, including the Vangas, Mauryans, and the Guptas. [33] The first recorded independent king of Bengal was Shashanka, who reigned in the early 7th century. [233] Vodafone, Airtel, BSNL, Jio, Reliance Communications, Uninor, Aircel, MTS India, Idea Cellular and Tata DoCoMo are available cellular phone providers. Question: What is the population of West Bengal? [31] Under Ashoka, the Maurya Empire of Magadha in the 3rd century BCE extended over nearly all of South Asia, including Afghanistan and parts of Balochistan. [140], Several government-owned organisations operate bus services in the state, including: the Calcutta State Transport Corporation, the North Bengal State Transport Corporation, the South Bengal State Transport Corporation, the West Bengal Surface Transport Corporation and the Calcutta Tramways Company. 176. [110] Other larger cities and towns in West Bengal are: Durgapur, Howrah, Bardhaman, Baharampur, Jalpaiguri, Kharagpur and Chandannagar. [118]:14 State industries are localised in the Kolkata region, the mineral-rich western highlands, and the Haldia Port region. [221], Jadavpur University (Focus area—Mobile Computing and Communication and Nano-science), and the University of Calcutta (Modern Biology) are among two of the fifteen universities selected under the "University with Potential for Excellence" scheme. 1,028 (People per square kilometer) in 2011. Kolkata is the only city in India to have trams as a mode of transport; these are operated by the Calcutta Tramways Company. [183] Like other states in northern India, West Bengal also has a heritage in North Indian classical music. West Bengal ranks as the state with the maximum density of population in India and its area is 88,752 sq km. [35] After a period of anarchy,[36]:36 the Pala dynasty ruled the region for four hundred years beginning in the 8th century. The Ganges delta and the Sundarbans area have numerous rivers and creeks. [121] The state's total financial debt stood at ₹1,918,350 million (US$27 billion) as of 2011. Population of West Bengal According to Census 2011. [115] The state's per capita income has lagged the all India average for over two decades. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of West Bengal was 953 females average literacy rate was 72.13 percent. West Bengal sorted by population. Population. Abanindranath Tagore, called the father of modern Indian art, started the Bengal School of Art, one of whose goals was to promote the development of styles of art outside the European realist tradition that had been taught in art colleges under the British colonial administration. Though West Bengal population decadal growth fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1971 - 2011 period ending at 13.84 % in 2011. Terms of office run for five years, unless the Assembly is dissolved prior to the completion of the term. Population Growth Rate in Border and Non Border District in west Bengal 2011 ... population density also presents a significant factor for the levels and trends of human birth rates. [115] Per-capita NSDP growth rate at current prices varied from 9.4% in 2010–2011 to a high of 16.15% in 2013–2014. [94] Much of the vegetation of the western part of the state has similar species composition with the plants of the Chota Nagpur plateau in the adjoining state of Jharkhand. [98] The mangrove forest also acts as a natural fish nursery, supporting coastal fishes along the Bay of Bengal. The population of West Bengal makes up 7.8% of India’s total population. From the 3rd to the 6th centuries CE, the kingdom of Magadha served as the seat of the Gupta Empire. [19], In 1947, at the end of British rule over the Indian subcontinent the Bengal Legislative Council and the Bengal Legislative Assembly voted on the Partition of Bengal along religious lines into two separate entities: West Bengal, which continued as an Indian state and East Bengal, a province of Pakistan, which came to be known be as East Pakistan and later became the independent Bangladesh. Migratory birds come to the state during the winter. Their social reforms eventually led to a cultural atmosphere that made it possible for practices like sati, dowry, and caste-based discrimination, or untouchability, to be abolished. The Darjeeling Himalayan Hill region experiences a harsh winter, with occasional snowfall. [27] Several Vedic realms were present in the Bengal region, including Vanga, Rarh, Pundravardhana and the Suhma Kingdom. [82] Damodar, another tributary of the Ganges and once known as the "Sorrow of Bengal" (due to its frequent floods), has several dams under the Damodar Valley Project. [217] In 1855 the Hindu College was renamed the Presidency College. [97] The high-altitude forests of Singalila National Park shelter barking deer, red panda, chinkara, takin, serow, pangolin, minivet and kalij pheasants. 2011: Total area of West Bengal is 88,752 sq. [62] Although the economy was severely damaged during the unrest in the 1970s, the state has managed to revive its economy steadily throughout the years. The population is 91,347,736 and is the fourth most populous state in India. The most populous districts are North Twenty Four Parganas 1,00,82,852, South Twenty Four Parganas 81,53,176 and Barddhaman 77,23,663. West Bengal is also home to indigenous tribal Adivasis such as: Santhal, Munda, Oraon, Bhumij, Lodha, Kol and Toto tribe. The Indian National Army was subsequently routed by the British. Malda or English Bazar is a city in the Indian state of West Bengal.It is the sixth largest city (urban agglomeration) in West Bengal. The state has a total area of 88,752 square kilometres (34,267 sq mi). Population of Children under the age of 0-6 is 6852, male child population under the age of six is 3558 and female child population under the age of six is 3294. As of 2014–2015, per capita NSDP at current prices was Rs 78,903. West Bengal Population according to latest Census 2011 is 9,13,47,736. It has an average literacy rate of 87.2%, higher than the national average of 74.04%. [154] Buddhism remains a prominent religion in the Himalayan region of the Darjeeling hills; almost the entirety of West Bengal's Buddhist population is from this region. Beginning in the mid-2000s, armed activists conducted minor terrorist attacks in some parts of the state. It is celebrated with much fanfare in Kolkata as well as in rural Bengal. [2] Bengalis, consisting of Bengali Hindus, Bengali Muslims, Bengali Christians and a few Bengali Buddhists, comprise the majority of the population. District wise population of West Bengal. A small coastal region is in the extreme south, while the Sundarbans mangrove forests form a geographical landmark at the Ganges delta. Here is the Population of West Bengal according to population percentage of districts in West Bengal. Bengal's TFR of 1.6 roughly equals that of Canada. [214][215] Kolkata has played a pioneering role in the development of the modern education system in India. The region was later conquered by the British East India Company at the Battle of Plassey in 1757.[8][9]. [160][161] The proportion of people living below the poverty line in 2013 was 19.98%, a decline from 31.8% a decade ago. [84] At night, a cool southerly breeze carries moisture from the Bay of Bengal. Total area of West Bengal is 88,752 sq. City Size and Population Density. [18] The Bengali word Bongo might have been derived from the ancient kingdom of Vanga (or Banga). administrative divisions. In 2001, density of West Bengal was 903 per sq km, while nation average in 2001 was 324 per sq km. The Council of Ministers reports to the Legislative Assembly. [235][236][237], Coordinates: .mw-parser-output .geo-default,.mw-parser-output .geo-dms,.mw-parser-output .geo-dec{display:inline}.mw-parser-output .geo-nondefault,.mw-parser-output .geo-multi-punct{display:none}.mw-parser-output .longitude,.mw-parser-output .latitude{white-space:nowrap}22°34′N 88°22′E / 22.567°N 88.367°E / 22.567; 88.367 (West Bengal), "Paschim Banga" redirects here. It has hosted many national and international sporting events like the SAF Games of 1987 and the 2011 FIFA friendly football match between Argentina and Venezuela featuring Lionel Messi. It was absorbed into the Mughal Empire in 1576. They celebrate the end of Ramadan with prayers, alms-giving, shopping, gift-giving, and feasting. [11] For many decades the state underwent political violence and economic stagnation. Kolkata has the highest population density of 24, 306. [117] Agriculture is the leading economic sector in West Bengal. [118]:20 Kolkata is the headquarters of three zones of the Indian Railways—Eastern Railway and South Eastern Railway and the Kolkata Metro, which is the newly formed 17th zone of the Indian Railways. The state contributes 42 seats to the Lok Sabha[100] and 16 seats to the Rajya Sabha of the Indian Parliament. One theory suggests the word derives from "Bang", the name of a Dravidian tribe that settled the region around 1000 BCE. [233] Private FM stations are available only in cities like Kolkata, Siliguri, and Asansol. Pitha, a kind of sweet cake, bread, or dim sum, are specialties of the winter season. West Bengal is the fourth populous most state of India. [90] Part of the world's largest mangrove forest, the Sundarbans in southern West Bengal. [5] The state government debt of ₹4.0 lakh crore (US$56 billion), or 32.6% of GSDP, is fifth highest India, but has dropped from 40.65% since 2010–11. than national average of 943 females per 1000 males. [26] According to the Indian epic Mahabharata the region was part of the Vanga Kingdom. Out of which 2653768 are males while 2513832 are females. Bengali Hindus comprise the majority of the population. Fort William College was established in 1810. [118]:4, The economy of West Bengal has witnessed many surprising changes in direction. One branch enters Bangladesh as the Padma, or Pôdda, while the other flows through West Bengal as the Bhagirathi River and Hooghly River. On this day, processions begin at the various Buddhist monasteries, or gumpas, and congregate at the Chowrasta (Darjeeling) Mall. universal among the 6 to 14-year age group then drops to 70% with the 15 to 17-year age group. Panta bhat (rice soaked overnight in water) with onion and green chili is a traditional dish consumed in rural areas. The Governor is the Head of State appointed by the President of India. The citadel of Gauḍa served as the capital of the Gauḍa Kingdom, the Pala Empire, and the Sena Empire. West Bengal Population according to latest Census 2011 is 9,13,47,736. I am residing in West Bengal since my birth .So I have full idea about its culture ,education ,political system and almost every thing about west bengal . It consisted of several janapadas, or kingdoms. Question: What is the population of West Bengal? 22% of women and 14% of men age 15–49 years have never attended school. The population of all cities and towns in the State of West Bengal by census years. The West Bengal is the thirteenth-largest … In the same year, plans for a 300 billion Jindal Steel project was mothballed. Folk music in West Bengal is often accompanied by the ektara, a one-stringed instrument. The Bose Institute, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute, Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute Durgapur, Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibers, National Institute of Research on Jute and Allied Fibre Technology, Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NIBMG), Kalyani, and the Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre are the most prominent. Universal suffrage is granted to residents. North Twenty Four Parganas Notable handloom saris include tant, jamdani, garad, korial, baluchari, tussar and muslin. Executive authority is vested in the Council of Ministers headed by the Chief Minister although the titular head of government is the Governor. [120], Years after independence, West Bengal is dependent on the central government for help in meeting its demands for food; food production remained stagnant, and the Indian green revolution bypassed the state. In 2011, population decadal growth for West Bengal was 13.84 %. During the Bengal Sultanate, the territory was a major trading nation in the world, and was often referred by the Europeans as the "richest country to trade with". West Bengal: District: Purba Bardhaman: Area • Total: 1.89 km 2 (0.73 sq mi) Elevation . Also the male literacy rate is 81.69% and the female [114] GSDP percent growth at current prices varied from a low of 10.3% in 2010–2011 to a high of 17.11% in 2013–2014. As per the Census 2011 out of total population of West Bengal, 31.87% people lived in urban regions [207], Christmas, called Bôŗodin (Great day) is perhaps the next major festival celebrated in Kolkata, after Durga Puja. According to Census 2011, West Bengal Population is more than 9 Cr. Below is the complete list of districts (zilla) of West Bengal has total population of 91,276,115 in which males were 46,809,027 while 68.13% in rural areas. Bengalis, consisting of Bengali Hindus, Bengali Muslims, Bengali Christians and a few Bengali Buddhists, comprise the majority of the population. [216] Sir William Jones established the Asiatic Society in 1794 to promote oriental studies. Spread over 34,267 sq mi (88,750 km 2), it is bordered by the countries of Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan, and the Indian states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim, and Assam. 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It is one of 15 Taluks of Haora district. [85] West Bengal receives the Bay of Bengal branch of the Indian Ocean monsoon that moves in a southeast to northwest direction. [38], Islam was introduced through trade with the Abbasid Caliphate. Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK), is a multipurpose stadium in Kolkata, with a current capacity of 85,000. [116], In 2015–2016, percentage share of Gross Value Added (GVA) at factor cost by economic activity at constant price (base year 2011–2012) was Agriculture-Forestry and Fishery—4.84%, Industry 18.51% and Services 66.65%. Its water flow management has been a source of lingering dispute between India and Bangladesh. [223], There are several research institutes in Kolkata. Rabindra Jayanti, Kolkata Book Fair, Kolkata Film Festival, and Nazrul Jayanti. West Bengal is 76.26% which is In Darjeeling, which is above 1,500 metres (4,900 ft), temperate forest trees like oaks, conifers and rhododendrons predominate. [244] In 2008 legendary German goalkeeper, Oliver Kahn played his farewell match on this ground. [197] Sweets occupy an important place in the diet of Bengalis and at their social ceremonies. Covering an area of 88,752 km2 (34,267 sq mi), it is also the seventh-most populous country subdivision of the world. [166], The latest Sample Registration System (SRS) statistical report shows that West Bengal has the lowest fertility rate among Indian states. All are important cultural events. The population density … There are numerous ways of cooking fish depending on its texture, size, fat content and bones. As per details from Census 2011, West Bengal has population of 9.13 Crores, an increase from figure of 8.02 Crore in 2001 census. It is the fourth most populous state in India and the fourteenth-largest Indian state by area. Nepali has additional official status in the three subdivisions of Darjeeling district. [3] West Bengal also has the 28th-highest ranking among Indian states in human development index, with the index value being less than that of India. than 918 of India. Shyama Sangeet is a genre of devotional songs, praising the Hindu goddess Kali;[182] kirtan is devotional group songs dedicated to the god Krishna. Hindu population is 6,43,85,546 in West Bengal while Muslim population is 2,46,54,825 as per 2011 census. Population growth of the state throughout the years has been strong and on the higher side with many people relocating over here from neighbouring areas. [150], The state's official languages are Bengali and English;[4] As per the Census 2011, the total Population of West Bengal is 9.13 Cr. The Hindu College was established in 1817. above [191][192], The capital, Kolkata, was the workplace of several social reformers, including Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar and Swami Vivekananda. 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