Kolkata Ward No 01, with population of about 53 thousand is Kolkata city's the 13th most populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 53 thousand people, among them about 28 thousand (53%) are male and about 25 thousand (47%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 01 is 8%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 11 thousand households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 01

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 53,125 51,040 1,968 117 4,033
Male 27,945 26,833 1,045 67 2,080
Female 25,180 24,207 923 50 1,953

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 8.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 49 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 14.1% which is 10.4% higher than male population growth rate of 3.7%. General caste population has increased by 10.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -28.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -54.7% and child population has decreased by -5.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 01

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.4% 10.9% -28.6% -54.7% -5.1%
Male 3.7% 6.2% -31.4% -54.7% -8.5%
Female 14.1% 16.8% -25.1% -54.5% -1.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 901 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 902, in schedule caste is 883 and in schedule tribe is 746. There are 939 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has increased by 82 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 70 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 01

Total General SC ST Child
Change 82 82 74 3 70
2011 901 902 883 746 939
2001 819 820 809 743 869

Literacy

Total about 42 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 23 thousand are male and about 19 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0001 is 86%. 89% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 01

Total Male Female
Change 3.4% 2.3% 5.1%
2011 86.1% 89.4% 82.5%
2001 82.7% 87.1% 77.4%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0001 has 38% (about 20 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 15% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 01

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.1% 33.5% 4.6% 61.9%
Male 59.1% 54.1% 4.9% 40.9%
Female 14.8% 10.5% 4.3% 85.2%