Kolkata Ward No 05, with population of about 24 thousand is Kolkata city's the 50th least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 24 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (52%) are male and about 11 thousand (48%) 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 05 is 7%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 5815 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 05

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23,707 22,902 745 60 1,585
Male 12,243 11,796 419 28 854
Female 11,464 11,106 326 32 731

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -9.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 26 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -4.7% which is 8.4% higher than male population growth rate of -13.1%. General caste population has decreased by -9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -7.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -58.9% and child population has decreased by -22.3% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 05

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -9.2% -9% -7.6% -58.9% -22.3%
Male -13.1% -13.1% -2.3% -68.5% -21.9%
Female -4.7% -4.2% -13.5% -43.9% -22.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 936 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 942, in schedule caste is 778 and in schedule tribe is 1143. There are 856 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 decreased by 9 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 05

Total General SC ST Child
Change 82 88 -101 503 -9
2011 936 942 778 1143 856
2001 854 854 879 640 865

Literacy

Total about 20 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 11 thousand are male and 9282 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0005 is 90%. 94% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone down by 1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 05

Total Male Female
Change 2.2% 2.9% 1.8%
2011 90.3% 93.9% 86.5%
2001 88.1% 91% 84.7%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0005 has 36% (8499) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 15% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 05

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.9% 31.9% 4% 64.1%
Male 55.4% 50.6% 4.8% 44.6%
Female 15% 11.8% 3.2% 85%