Hooghly is a district in West Bengal State of India. It has a total of 18 Blocks in this district. The district has an total area of 3,149 sq km. There are 77 towns and 25 villages in this district.
As per census Hooghly has a population of 5,519,145 in 2011 out of which 2,814,653 are male and 2,704,492 are female. Population of Hooghly in 2020/2021 is 5,877,723(estimates as per aadhar uidai.gov.in feb 2019 data). Literate people are 4,078,388 out of 2,211,777 are male and 1,866,611 are female. People living in Hooghly depend on multiple skills, total workers are 2,152,870 out of which men are 1,713,608 and women are 439,262. Total 231,407 Cultivators are depended on agriculture farming out of 221,390 are cultivated by men and 10,017 are women. 370,014 people works in agricultural land as labor, men are 287,249 and 82,765 are women. Hooghly sex ratio is 961 females per 1000 of males. Next Hooghly Census will be in 2021.
The district has an total area of 3,149 sq km., 329.03 sq km is urban and 2819.97 sq km is rural. Out of total population of 6,126,251 in the district, 2,128,499 are in urban area and 3,390,646 are in rural area. 505,943 households are in urban, 781,480 are in rural area. 1,688,844 literate people are in urban, 2,389,544 are in rural area.
Geography of Hooghly
Languages spoken are Bengali
Hooghly District Blocks Map