They went out from us, but they did not really belong to us. For if they had belonged to us, they would have remained with us; but their going showed that none of them belonged to us.
1 John 2:19
 

WEST BENGAL

Capital Kolkata
Area in Sq. Km. 88752
Population 80176197
Male 41465985
Female 38710212
No of Districts 18
No of Villages


Literacy
Urban Rural Total Percentage
Male Female Male Female
9191040 7165334 18261386 12578641 47196401 58.87


Religion
Religion Urban Rural Total Percentage
Male Female Male Female
Hindus 9835891 8861960 20233612 19173372 58104835 72.47
Muslims 1842126 1553383 8628280 8216754 20240543 25.25
Christians 60044 61748 197293 196065 515150 0.64
Sikhs 30459 25174 6279 4479 66391 0.08
Buddhists 36616 35293 86261 85194 243364 0.3
Jains 23738 22131 4893 4461 55223 0.07
Others 10827 9615 440507 434847 895796 1.12
Religion not stated 10275 7971 18884 17765 54895 0.07
Total 11849976 10577275 29616009 28132937 80176197 100
Data as on 2001
 


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