States of India by Bengali speakers

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The following is a list of Indian states and union territories with a significant proportion of the population in these states speaking Bengali (only those states and union territories considered where more than 1% of the total population speak Bengali).[1]

State / Union Territory Bengali speakers Percentage of population speaking Bengali
West Bengal 68,369,255 85.27%
Tripura 2,147,944 67.14%
Assam 7,343,338 40.00%
Andaman & Nicobar Islands 91,582 32.77
Jharkhand 2,607,601 40.00 %
Mizoram 80,389 9.05%
Arunachal Pradesh 97,149 8.85%
Meghalaya 185,692 8.01%
Nagaland 58,890 2.96%
Delhi 208,414 1.50%
Uttarakhand 123,190 1.45%
Odisha 490,857 1.33%
Manipur 27,100 1.25%
Sikkim 1.18%[2]
Daman & Diu 1.16%[2]
Chhattisgarh 208,669 1%
Bihar 140000 3.90%
Haryana 39,199 0.19%
Uttar Pradesh 181,634 3.77%
Punjab 20,655 0.08%
India 10.7%[2]

References

  1. ^ "Report of the Commissioner for linguistic minorities: 50th report (July 2012 to June 2013)" (PDF). Commissioner for Linguistic Minorities, Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India. Retrieved 13 November 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c "Census of India - Distribution of 10,000 persons by language – India, States and Union Territories-2001". 
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