Paschim Medinipur is one of 20 districts located in eastern Indian state West Bengal. There are total 29 blocks which comes under Paschim Medinipur district, and there are total 8695 villages and 11 town areas which comes under this district.
As per Indian government records district code of Paschim Medinipur district is 344 and number of houses in this district is 1178342.
As per Census 2011, total population of this district is 5348544. Out of total 5348544, male population count is 2721206, where as female population count is 2627338 in Paschim Medinipur.
According to the Indian Government population count of year 2011, this district has total 632435 children are in the age group of 0-6 years. In these 632435 children 322426 are boys and 310009 are girl child.
Literacy rate of Paschim Medinipur district is 67%. 3631985 out of total 5348544 population is literate in this district.
Going in details, Male literacy rate in this district is 74% and 2029289 males are literate out of total 2721206 male population, where as female literacy rate is 38% and 1602696 out of total 2627338 females are literate in this district.
Coming to dark side, illiteracy rate of Paschim Medinipur district is 32%. 1716559 out of total 5348544 population is illiterate in this village. In details, Male illiteracy rate in this district is 25% and 691917 males are illiterate out of total 2721206 male population, where as female illiteracy rate is 38% and 1024642 out of total 2627338 females are illiterate in this district.
Total working population of Paschim Medinipur district is 2312825 and non-working population is 3035719 and out of 2312825 working population 430560 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.