Kharagpur Railway Settlement

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Kharagpur Railway Settlement
Census Town
Kharagpur Railway Settlement is located in West Bengal
Kharagpur Railway Settlement
Kharagpur Railway Settlement
Kharagpur Railway Settlement is located in India
Kharagpur Railway Settlement
Kharagpur Railway Settlement
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°20′47″N 87°17′13″E / 22.34629°N 87.28689°E / 22.34629; 87.28689Coordinates: 22°20′47″N 87°17′13″E / 22.34629°N 87.28689°E / 22.34629; 87.28689
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
Population (2011)
 • Total 82,735
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Lok Sabha constituency Medinipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kharagpur Sadar
Website paschimmedinipur.gov.in

Kharagpur Railway Settlement is a census town in Paschim Medinipur (West Midnapore) District in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Kharagpur Railway Settlement had a total population of 82,735 of which 41,388 (50%) were males and 41,347 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 7,257. The total number of literates in Kharagpur Railway Settlement was 61,571 (74.42% of the population over 6 years).[1]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Kharagpur Railway Settlement had a population of 88,339. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kharagpur Railway Settlement has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 85%, and female literacy is 71%. In Kharagpur Railway Settlement, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 27 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.