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 0.01% of the total population speak Bengali).[1]

State / Union Territory Bengali speakers Percentage of population speaking Bengali
West Bengal 7,78,92,440[2][better source needed] 85.27%
Tripura 21,47,944 67.14%
Assam 73,43,338 27.55%
Andaman & Nicobar Islands 91,582 25.71
Jharkhand 26,07,601 9.68%
Mizoram 80,389 9.05%
Arunachal Pradesh 97,149 8.85%
Meghalaya 1,85,692 8.01%
Nagaland 58,890 2.96%
Delhi 2,08,414 1.50%
Uttarakhand 1,23,190 1.45%
Odisha 4,90,857 1.33%
Manipur 27,100 1.25%
Sikkim 1.18%[3]
Daman & Diu 1.16%[3]
Chhattisgarh 2,08,669 1%
Bihar 4,43,425 0.53%
Haryana 39,199 0.19%
Uttar Pradesh 1,81,634 0.11%
Punjab 20,655 0.08%
India 8.10%[3]

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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 July 2016. Retrieved 13 November 2017. 
  2. ^ https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Bengal
  3. ^ a b c "Census of India - Distribution of 10,000 persons by language – India, States and Union Territories-2001". 
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