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]

Uttar Pradesh

State / Union Territory Percentage of population speaking Bengali
West Bengal 80%
Tripura 60%
Assam 37%
Andaman & Nicobar Islands 25.95%
Jharkhand 40%[citation needed]
Arunachal Pradesh 9.4%
Mizoram 9.18%
Meghalaya 8.04%
Nagaland 3.26%
Delhi 9.6%
Uttarakhand 1.45%
Orissa 1.34%
Manipur 1.3%
Sikkim 1.18%
Daman & Diu 1.16%
Chhattisgarh 1%
Bengaluru 1%
India 10.7%


  1. ^ "Census of India - Distribution of 10,000 persons by language – India, States and Union Territories-2001". 
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