West Bengal VS Odisha State Comparison

In this video, we have compared India's two eastern states West Bengal with Odisha on the basis of GDP, Area, population, Literacy rate, Unemployment rate, HDI, Poverty rate etc.

West Bengal VS Odisha State Comparison
Year 2019 West Bengal Odisha
State Map
Region Eastern Eastern
Established 26 January 1950 1 April 1936 
GDP $190 billion $70 Brillion
GDP Source

54% Services

24% Agriculture

22% Industry 

44% Services

28% Industry

28% Agriculture

Area 88,752 km² 1,55,707 km²
Area wise rank in India Rank 1st Rank 4th
No. of Districts 23 30
Capital City Kolkata Bhubaneswar
Population 9.1 Crores 4.7 Crores
Religion

70.54% Hindu
27.01% Muslims
0.72% Christians
0.31% Buddhist
1.42% jains, sikhs & other religions

Hinduism (93.63%)
Christianity (2.76%)
Islam (2.17%)
Sarnaism (1.14%)
Sikhism (1.05%)
Buddhism (0.03%)
Jainism (0.02%
Languages 86.22% Bengali
6.96% Hindi
2.66% Santali
1.82% Urdu
2.34% Nepali
& other Languages 
82.70% Odia
2.95% Hindi
2.06% Santali
1.60% Urdu
1.59% Telugu
1.20% Bengali
7.90% Ho & other Languages
Literacy Rate 76.26% 76%
Fertility Rate 1.6 birth per woman 2 birth per woman
Poverty rate 19% 32.59%
HDI 0.637 0.580
Unemployment Rate 4.9% 3.8%
Life expectancy 70.2 years 65.8 years
Top 10 Largest cities

Kolkata

Asansol

Siliguri

Durgapur


Baharampur

English Bazar

Bardhaman

Habra

Kharagpur

Shantipur

Bhubaneswar

Cuttack

Rourkela

Brahmapur

Sambalpur

Puri

Balasore

Bhadrak

Baripada

Balangir

Festivals

Durga Puja

Kali Puja

Vasant Panchami

Basanta Utsav

Jamai Sashti

Christmas

Rath Yatra

Raja Parba

Durga Puja

Kumar Purnima

Deewali

Famous Tourist Spots Kolkata,
Sundarban's National Park, 
Darjeeling, 
Kalimpong, 
Bishnupur, 
Shantiniketan,
Dooars Region, 
Jaldapara National Park,
mirik lake,  
Siliguri, 
Belur math aur
Mandarmani Beach
Taj Mahal, Agra
Agra Fort, Agra 
fatehpur sikri, Agra
Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah, Agra
Prem Mandir, Vrindavan
ISKCON Temple, Vrindavan
Kashi vishwanath temple, varanasi
Sarnath, Varsanai
Ganga ghat Varsanai,
Hazratganj market, lucknow
Buland Darwaza, Fatehpur Sikri
DLF Mall Of India, Noida aur
Krishna Janmasthan Temple, Mathura