Kolkata Ward No 16, with population of about 21 thousand is Kolkata city's the 29th 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 11 thousand (52%) are male and about 10 thousand (48%) are female. 99% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 16 is 6%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 4230 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 16

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20,904 20,718 165 21 1,164
Male 10,767 10,653 100 14 627
Female 10,137 10,065 65 7 537

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -21.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 27 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -16.4% which is 9.5% higher than male population growth rate of -25.9%. General caste population has decreased by -21.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -53.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 23.5% and child population has decreased by -25.4% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 16

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -21.6% -21.2% -53.5% 23.5% -25.4%
Male -25.9% -25.7% -47.1% -6.7% -20.7%
Female -16.4% -15.9% -60.8% 250% -30.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 941 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 945, in schedule caste is 650 and in schedule tribe is 500. 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 106 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 117 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 16

Total General SC ST Child
Change 106 110 -228 367 -117
2011 941 945 650 500 856
2001 835 835 878 133 973

Literacy

Total about 17 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 9244 are male and 8249 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0016 is 89%. 91% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone down by 1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 16

Total Male Female
Change 1.2% 1.6% 1.3%
2011 88.6% 91.2% 85.9%
2001 87.4% 89.6% 84.6%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0016 has 42% (8871) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 19% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 16

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 42.4% 38.1% 4.4% 57.6%
Male 64.1% 60% 4.1% 35.9%
Female 19.4% 14.8% 4.7% 80.6%