States of India by Bengali speakers

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 Percentage of population speaking Bengali
West Bengal 85.34%
Tripura 67.35%
Jharkhand 40%
Assam 33.91%
Andaman & Nicobar Islands 25.95%
Arunachal Pradesh 9.4%
Mizoram 9.18%
Meghalaya 8.04%
Nagaland 3.26%
Delhi 1.51%
Uttarakhand 1.45%
Orissa 1.34%
Manipur 1.3%
Sikkim 1.18%
Daman & Diu 1.16%
Chhattisgarh 1%
India 8.2%


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