Kolkata Ward No 15, with population of about 24 thousand is Kolkata city's the 51st 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 13 thousand (53%) are male and about 11 thousand (47%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 15 is 7%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 5397 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 15

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23,922 22,511 1,384 27 1,633
Male 12,641 11,784 844 13 872
Female 11,281 10,727 540 14 761

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -10.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 27 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -5.6% which is 8.8% higher than male population growth rate of -14.4%. General caste population has decreased by -7.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -42.3%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -28.9% and child population has decreased by -20.6% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 15

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -10.4% -7.3% -42.3% -28.9% -20.6%
Male -14.4% -11.3% -42.3% -27.8% -19%
Female -5.6% -2.4% -42.2% -30% -22.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 892 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 910, in schedule caste is 640 and in schedule tribe is 1077. There are 873 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 36 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 15

Total General SC ST Child
Change 82 82 0 -34 -36
2011 892 910 640 1077 873
2001 810 828 640 1111 909

Literacy

Total about 20 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 11 thousand are male and 9022 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0015 is 89%. 92% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 15

Total Male Female
Change 11.2% 11.8% 10.9%
2011 88.9% 91.7% 85.8%
2001 77.7% 79.9% 74.9%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0015 has 42% (9947) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 19% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 15

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.6% 38.5% 3.1% 58.4%
Male 61.7% 59.4% 2.3% 38.3%
Female 19% 15.1% 3.9% 81%