Kolkata Ward No 06, with population of about 42 thousand is Kolkata city's the 25th most populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 42 thousand people, among them about 23 thousand (54%) are male and about 19 thousand (46%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 06 is 9%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 8855 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 06

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 42,346 39,253 2,798 295 3,962
Male 22,977 21,316 1,505 156 2,159
Female 19,369 17,937 1,293 139 1,803

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -12% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 48 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -6.4% which is 9.7% higher than male population growth rate of -16.1%. General caste population has decreased by -11.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -26.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 152.1% and child population has decreased by -24.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 06

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -12% -11.2% -26.2% 152.1% -24.1%
Male -16.1% -15.4% -29.2% 126.1% -24.9%
Female -6.4% -5.5% -22.2% 189.6% -23.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 843 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 841, in schedule caste is 859 and in schedule tribe is 891. There are 835 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 87 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 06

Total General SC ST Child
Change 87 87 77 195 19
2011 843 841 859 891 835
2001 756 754 782 696 816

Literacy

Total about 31 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 18 thousand are male and about 13 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0006 is 81%. 86% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 06

Total Male Female
Change 7.1% 7.2% 7.6%
2011 81.1% 85.9% 75.4%
2001 74% 78.7% 67.8%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0006 has 36% (about 15 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 12% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 06

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.2% 31.3% 5% 63.8%
Male 56.2% 50.5% 5.8% 43.8%
Female 12.5% 8.5% 4% 87.5%