City Profile - Kolkata; Comprehensive overview of the city, PEST analysis and analysis of key industries including technology, tourism and hospitality, construction and retail.

City Profile - Kolkata; Comprehensive overview of the city, PEST analysis and analysis of key industries including technology, tourism and hospitality, construction and retail.

Summary

Kolkata city (formerly called Calcutta) is the capital and the largest city of West Bengal state. It is known as the business, commercial and financial hub of eastern India due to concentration of information technology and telecommunication companies, and various other financial and commercial industries.

Synopsis

“City Profile - Kolkata” provides historical and forecast data on key city level metrics along with analytical coverage of the latest political, economic, social, technological, infrastructural, legal and environmental issues affecting Kolkata. The report contains detailed tourism, retail, construction, technology and public infrastructure data and insight into economic, social, and industry trends.

Scope

  • Kolkata has a diversified industrial base with major industrial sectors including steel, mining, minerals, heavy engineering, pharmaceuticals, cement, textiles, food processing and jute. Increased investments and growing IT/ITes and manufacturing industry, strong consumer base, well developed labour force and large scale infrastructural and political upgradations in the area have supported the economic growth of Kolkata.
  • West Bengal is one of the major tourist places in India as well as across the world. The state, which shares international borders with three countries, namely Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan, is also easily accessible by road.
  • The construction sector is a key contributor for development in Kolkata and accounts for 6.1% of the area’s GVA
Reasons to buy
  • Gain a comprehensive knowledge of future economic and demographic trends and understand the performance of various sectors within the city.
  • Analyze and understand the business environment in the city to align your investment and expansion strategies.
  • The report helps to drive a conclusion in choosing a suitable city to invest or expand according to your business structure.
  • Explore new opportunities in the hospitality, tourism, construction, real estate and retail sectors.


City Snapshot
PEST Analysis
Political
Economic
Social
Technology and Infrastructure
Communications
Internal Transport Networks
Connectivity
Airports
Ports
Business Environment Analysis
Travel and Tourism
Tourism Flows
Hotels
Attractions
Events
Construction and Real Estate
Investment
Real Estate Market
Retail
Retail Market
Consumption, Income and Prices
Appendix
Sources
Further Reading
Ask the Analyst
About MarketLine
Disclaimer
List of Tables
Table 1: Kolkata metropolitan area - key facts (estimates), 2017
Table 2: Kolkata metropolitan area - real GDP growth, 2000-25
Table 3: Kolkata metropolitan area - economic growth comparison, (Index 2010=100), 2000-25
Table 4: Kolkata metropolitan area -- GDP per capita comparison (2000-25) (US$)
Table 5: Kolkata metropolitan area-employment structure (2000-25) (% of total)
Table 6: Kolkata metropolitan area-main universities, 2018
Table 7: Kolkata metropolitan area-population comparison (2000-25) (millions)
Table 8: Kolkata metropolitan area-population by age (2000-25) (% of total)
Table 9: Kolkata metropolitan area-mass transit network indicators, 2017
Table 10: Kolkata metropolitan area—Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport key indicators
Table 11: Kolkata metropolitan area-office rents, Q4 2017
Table 12: West Bengal tourist arrivals
Table 13: Kolkata metropolitan area- international arrivals through airport, 2016
Table 14: Kolkata metropolitan area- MICE and Other Events
List of Figures
Figure 1: Kolkata metropolitan area -- real GDP growth, 2000-25
Figure 2 :Kolkata metropolitan area - economic growth comparison, (Index 2010=100), 2000-25
Figure 3: Kolkata metropolitan area - GDP per capita comparison (2000-25)
Figure 4: Kolkata metropolitan area-employment structure (2000-25) (% of total)
Figure 5: Kolkata metropolitan area—population comparison (2000-25)
Figure 6: Kolkata metropolitan area-population by age (2000-25) (% of total)

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