Purulia is a district in West Bengal State of India. It has a total of 20 Blocks in this district. The district has an total area of 6,259 sq km. There are 28 towns and 210 villages in this district.
As per census Purulia has a population of 2,930,115 in 2011 out of which 1,496,996 are male and 1,433,119 are female. Population of Purulia in 2020/2021 is 3,120,484(estimates as per aadhar uidai.gov.in feb 2019 data). Literate people are 1,624,905 out of 1,002,058 are male and 622,847 are female. People living in Purulia depend on multiple skills, total workers are 1,249,642 out of which men are 801,254 and women are 448,388. Total 166,814 Cultivators are depended on agriculture farming out of 145,180 are cultivated by men and 21,634 are women. 128,475 people works in agricultural land as labor, men are 88,883 and 39,592 are women. Purulia sex ratio is 957 females per 1000 of males. Next Purulia Census will be in 2021.
The district has an total area of 6,259 sq km., 147.53 sq km is urban and 6111.47 sq km is rural. Out of total population of 3,252,428 in the district, 373,314 are in urban area and 2,556,801 are in rural area. 71,988 households are in urban, 495,836 are in rural area. 250,045 literate people are in urban, 1,374,860 are in rural area.
Geography of Purulia
Languages spoken are Bengali
Purulia District Blocks Map