Kolkata Ward No 12, with population of about 21 thousand is Kolkata city's the 36th least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 21 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (55%) are male and 9609 (45%) 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 12 is 7%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 4864 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 12

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21,493 20,928 539 26 1,455
Male 11,884 11,556 315 13 734
Female 9,609 9,372 224 13 721

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -25.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 29 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -23.1% which is 4.5% higher than male population growth rate of -27.6%. General caste population has decreased by -23.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -65.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -83.9% and child population has decreased by -31.9% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 12

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -25.7% -23.1% -65.2% -83.9% -31.9%
Male -27.6% -24.7% -68.2% -85.6% -32%
Female -23.1% -21% -59.7% -81.7% -31.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 809 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 811, in schedule caste is 711 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 982 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 48 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 12

Total General SC ST Child
Change 48 37 150 211 5
2011 809 811 711 1000 982
2001 761 774 561 789 977

Literacy

Total about 17 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 9657 are male and 7366 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0012 is 85%. 87% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 12

Total Male Female
Change 5.6% 4.5% 7.2%
2011 85% 86.6% 82.9%
2001 79.4% 82.1% 75.7%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0012 has 44% (9486) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 20% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 12

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.1% 39.5% 4.6% 55.9%
Male 63.6% 59.8% 3.8% 36.4%
Female 20.1% 14.5% 5.6% 79.9%