Demography

As of 2001 India census, Kalna had a population of 52,176. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kalna has an average literacy rate of 84.4%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 90.1%, and female literacy is 78.4%. In Kalna, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Steady flow of refugees from East Pakistan swelled the population of the area in the fifties.

Ward No of Households Total Population Total Population Male Total Population Female
1 317 1225 586 639
2 557 2527 1263 1264
3 517 1992 975 1017
4 328 1414 729 685
5 449 1865 948 917
6 636 2807 1450 1357
7 1701 7241 3674 3567
8 685 2732 1404 1328
9 715 3163 1626 1537
10 996 4416 2260 2156
11 784 3021 1547 1474
12 1167 4677 2315 2362
13 805 3552 1811 1741
14 543 2441 1227 1214
15 1021 4426 2334 2092
16 805 3457 1727 1730
17 577 2246 1119 1127
18 815 3520 1798 1722
Total 13418 56722 28793 27929

Source: Census 2011