Kolkata Ward No 08, with population of about 19 thousand is Kolkata city's the 14th least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 19 thousand people, among them 9498 (51%) are male and 9262 (49%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 08 is 5%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 4285 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 08

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18,760 18,304 453 3 1,009
Male 9,498 9,265 230 3 525
Female 9,262 9,039 223 0 484

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -11% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 21 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -5.1% which is 10.9% higher than male population growth rate of -16%. General caste population has decreased by -11.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -40% and child population has decreased by -23.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 08

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -11% -11.6% 29.8% -40% -23.1%
Male -16% -16.6% 22.3% -40% -22.8%
Female -5.1% -5.9% 38.5% 0% -23.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 975 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 976, in schedule caste is 970. There are 922 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 111 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 7 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 08

Total General SC ST Child
Change 111 112 114 0 -7
2011 975 976 970 0 922
2001 864 864 856 0 929

Literacy

Total about 17 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 8589 are male and 8020 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0008 is 94%. 96% of male and 91% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 08

Total Male Female
Change 5.3% 6.1% 4.7%
2011 93.6% 95.7% 91.4%
2001 88.3% 89.6% 86.7%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0008 has 38% (7145) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 16% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 08

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.1% 35.6% 2.5% 61.9%
Male 59.9% 57.5% 2.4% 40.1%
Female 15.7% 13.1% 2.6% 84.3%