Calcutta, India Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Calcutta, India metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Calcutta in 2019 is 14,755,000, a 0.5% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Calcutta in 2018 was 14,681,000, a 0.6% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Calcutta in 2017 was 14,594,000, a 0.59% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Calcutta in 2016 was 14,508,000, a 0.59% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Other Cities in India
City Name Population
Delhi 29,399,000
Mumbai 20,185,000
Calcutta 14,755,000
Bangalore 11,883,000
Madras 10,711,000
Hyderabad 9,741,000
Ahmadabad 7,869,000
Surat 6,874,000
Poona 6,452,000
Jaipur 3,812,000
Lucknow 3,590,000
Calicut 3,365,000
Malappuram 3,169,000
Kanpur 3,100,000
Cochin 2,970,000
Thrissur 2,921,000
Indore 2,919,000
Nagpur 2,850,000
Coimbatore 2,713,000
Thiruvananthapuram 2,477,000
Patna 2,393,000
Bhopal 2,333,000
Agra 2,160,000
Vadodara 2,149,000
Visakhapatnam 2,125,000
Kannur 2,107,000
Nashik 2,009,000
Vijayawada 1,975,000
Ludhiana 1,830,000
Rajkot 1,822,000
Kollam 1,761,000
Madurai 1,704,000
Meerut 1,666,000
Benares 1,639,000
Raipur 1,581,000
Jamshedpur 1,571,000
Srinagar 1,550,000
Aurangabad 1,517,000
Jodhpur 1,434,000
Tiruppur 1,433,000
Jabalpur 1,430,000
Asansol 1,410,000
Ranchi 1,404,000
Allahabad 1,374,000
Amritsar 1,356,000
Gwalior 1,348,000
Kota 1,343,000
Dhanbad 1,316,000
Bareilly 1,225,000
Durg-Bhilainagar 1,192,000
Mysore 1,185,000
Aligarh 1,177,000
Moradabad 1,162,000
Tiruchirappalli 1,149,000
Bhubaneswar 1,131,000
Chandigarh 1,129,000
Gauhati 1,100,000
Hubli-Dharwad 1,098,000
Salem 1,082,000
Jalandhar 1,034,000
Solapur 1,022,000
Saharanpur 1,013,000
Siliguri 984,000
Warangal 937,000
Dehradun 895,000
Bhiwandi 846,000
Guntur 834,000
Puducherry 816,000
Firozabad 796,000
Bikaner 758,000
Gorakhpur 751,000
Amravati 741,000
Cuttack 733,000
Nellore 729,000
Cherthala 726,000
Belgaum 712,000
Mangalore 703,000
Malegaon 700,000
Jammu 697,000
Muzaffarnagar 691,000
Bhavnagar 690,000
Nanded Waghala 674,000
Durgapur 665,000
Kayamkulam 662,000
Gulbarga 659,000
Tirupati 654,000
Kottayam 652,000
Kurnool 644,000
Jamnagar 640,000
Jhansi 632,000
Bokaro Steel City 626,000
Erode 622,000
Raurkela 615,000
Kolhapur 613,000
Ajmer 607,000
Ujjain 597,000
Bilaspur 583,000
Patiala 582,000
Sangli 576,000
Mathura 574,000
Vellore 560,000
Udaipur 559,000
Imphal 558,000
Tirunelveli 558,000
Agartala 555,000
Gaya 555,000
Jalgaon 553,000
Tuticorin 544,000
Panipat 536,000
Rajahmundry 536,000
Bellary 509,000
Kakinada 506,000
Davanagere 503,000
Muzaffarpur 492,000
Bhagalpur 472,000
Latur 469,000
Hosur 458,000
Purnia 458,000
Rohtak 456,000
Akola 448,000
Shillong 448,000
Yamunanagar 443,000
Bhilwara 442,000
Begusarai 440,000
Anantapur 437,000
Kadapa 432,000
Sagar 430,000
Alwar 419,000
Rampur 417,000
English Bazar 414,000
Hardwar 412,000
Korba 412,000
Barddhaman 407,000
Dhule 406,000
Bijapur 404,000
Brahmapur 403,000
Ahmadnagar 401,000
Baharampur 395,000
Karnal 391,000
Junagadh 389,000
Raniganj 387,000
Karimnagar 384,000
Dhulian 375,000
Dindigul 375,000
Gandhidham 373,000
Shahjahanpur 371,000
Shimoga 369,000
Ottappalam 367,000
Bihar Sharif 365,000
Anand 362,000
Ichalkaranji 362,000
Aizawl 361,000
Bathinda 359,000
Palakkad 359,000
Santipur 358,000
Tumkur 355,000
Parbhani 353,000
Hisar 349,000
Maunath Bhanjan 349,000
Chandrapur 348,000
Dewas 348,000
Darbhanga 346,000
Ranipet 345,000
Habra 343,000
Roorkee 340,000
Farrukhabad 339,000
Satna 337,000
Morvi 336,000
Jalna 335,000
Navsari 333,000
Karur 332,000
Thanjavur 332,000
Deoghar 331,000
Nizamabad 331,000
Khammam 330,000
Kanhangad 327,000
Kharagpur 324,000
Arrah 322,000
Haldwani-cum-kathgodam 318,000
Hapur 314,000
Ratlam 312,000
Calcutta - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 14,755,000 0.50%
2018 14,681,000 0.60%
2017 14,594,000 0.59%
2016 14,508,000 0.59%
2015 14,423,000 0.59%
2014 14,338,000 0.60%
2013 14,253,000 0.59%
2012 14,169,000 0.59%
2011 14,086,000 0.59%
2010 14,003,000 0.60%
2009 13,920,000 0.59%
2008 13,838,000 0.59%
2007 13,757,000 0.59%
2006 13,676,000 0.60%
2005 13,595,000 0.59%
2004 13,515,000 0.60%
2003 13,435,000 0.59%
2002 13,356,000 0.59%
2001 13,278,000 1.38%
2000 13,097,000 1.78%
1999 12,868,000 1.78%
1998 12,643,000 1.78%
1997 12,422,000 1.77%
1996 12,206,000 1.78%
1995 11,992,000 1.77%
1994 11,783,000 1.78%
1993 11,577,000 1.78%
1992 11,375,000 1.78%
1991 11,176,000 1.84%
1990 10,974,000 1.87%
1989 10,773,000 1.87%
1988 10,575,000 1.87%
1987 10,381,000 1.86%
1986 10,191,000 1.87%
1985 10,004,000 1.87%
1984 9,820,000 1.87%
1983 9,640,000 1.87%
1982 9,463,000 1.87%
1981 9,289,000 2.08%
1980 9,100,000 2.19%
1979 8,905,000 2.19%
1978 8,714,000 2.19%
1977 8,527,000 2.18%
1976 8,345,000 2.19%
1975 8,166,000 2.19%
1974 7,991,000 2.20%
1973 7,819,000 2.18%
1972 7,652,000 2.19%
1971 7,488,000 2.17%
1970 7,329,000 2.15%
1969 7,175,000 2.15%
1968 7,024,000 2.15%
1967 6,876,000 2.15%
1966 6,731,000 2.16%
1965 6,589,000 2.14%
1964 6,451,000 2.15%
1963 6,315,000 2.15%
1962 6,182,000 2.15%
1961 6,052,000 2.40%
1960 5,910,000 2.52%
1959 5,765,000 2.53%
1958 5,623,000 2.52%
1957 5,485,000 2.50%
1956 5,351,000 2.53%
1955 5,219,000 2.51%
1954 5,091,000 2.52%
1953 4,966,000 2.52%
1952 4,844,000 2.52%
1951 4,725,000 2.63%
1950 4,604,000 0.00%