Howrah is a district in West Bengal State of India. It has a total of 14 Blocks in this district. The district has an total area of 1,467 sq km. There are 138 towns and 650 villages in this district.
As per census Howrah has a population of 4,850,029 in 2011 out of which 2,500,819 are male and 2,349,210 are female. Population of Howrah in 2020/2021 is 5,165,135(estimates as per aadhar uidai.gov.in feb 2019 data). Literate people are 3,605,206 out of 1,942,824 are male and 1,662,382 are female. People living in Howrah depend on multiple skills, total workers are 1,819,845 out of which men are 1,498,170 and women are 321,675. Total 67,686 Cultivators are depended on agriculture farming out of 63,162 are cultivated by men and 4,524 are women. 116,736 people works in agricultural land as labor, men are 109,125 and 7,611 are women. Howrah sex ratio is 939 females per 1000 of males. Next Howrah Census will be in 2021.
The district has an total area of 1,467 sq km., 431.57 sq km is urban and 1035.43 sq km is rural. Out of total population of 5,383,533 in the district, 3,074,144 are in urban area and 1,775,885 are in rural area. 669,902 households are in urban, 391,434 are in rural area. 2,348,940 literate people are in urban, 1,256,266 are in rural area.
Geography of Howrah
Languages spoken are Bengali
Howrah District Blocks Map