Kolkata Ward No 03, with population of about 54 thousand is Kolkata city's the 10th most populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 54 thousand people, among them about 28 thousand (51%) are male and about 26 thousand (49%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 03 is 8%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 12 thousand households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 03

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 53,855 52,299 1,385 171 4,358
Male 27,636 26,849 694 93 2,284
Female 26,219 25,450 691 78 2,074

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 53 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 4.1% which is 5.8% higher than male population growth rate of -1.7%. General caste population has increased by 1.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -22.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 6.2% and child population has decreased by -13.7% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 03

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1% 1.9% -22.8% 6.2% -13.7%
Male -1.7% -0.9% -25.2% 8.1% -11.6%
Female 4.1% 4.9% -20.2% 4% -15.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 949 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 948, in schedule caste is 996 and in schedule tribe is 839. There are 908 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 53 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 45 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 03

Total General SC ST Child
Change 53 53 63 -33 -45
2011 949 948 996 839 908
2001 896 895 933 872 953

Literacy

Total about 43 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 23 thousand are male and about 20 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0003 is 87%. 90% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 03

Total Male Female
Change 1.3% 0.5% 2.5%
2011 86.7% 89.9% 83.4%
2001 85.4% 89.4% 80.9%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0003 has 37% (about 20 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 16% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 03

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.1% 31.1% 6.1% 62.9%
Male 57.1% 50.9% 6.2% 42.9%
Female 16.1% 10.1% 5.9% 83.9%