Kolkata Ward No 17, with population of about 21 thousand is Kolkata city's the 30th 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 (51%) are male and about 10 thousand (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 17 is 6%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 4895 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 17

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21,023 20,566 446 11 1,160
Male 10,824 10,470 345 9 634
Female 10,199 10,096 101 2 526

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -12.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 24 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -10.8% which is 3.2% higher than male population growth rate of -14%. General caste population has decreased by -13.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 125.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 120% and child population has decreased by -18.8% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 17

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -12.5% -13.6% 125.3% 120% -18.8%
Male -14% -16% 197.4% 200% -16.6%
Female -10.8% -11% 23.2% 0% -21.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 942 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 964, in schedule caste is 293 and in schedule tribe is 222. There are 830 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 33 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 50 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 17

Total General SC ST Child
Change 33 53 -414 -445 -50
2011 942 964 293 222 830
2001 909 911 707 667 880

Literacy

Total about 18 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 9533 are male and 8800 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0017 is 92%. 94% of male and 91% 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 up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 17

Total Male Female
Change 2.2% 0.9% 3.8%
2011 92.3% 93.6% 91%
2001 90.1% 92.7% 87.2%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0017 has 40% (8340) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 16% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% 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 17

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.7% 36.6% 3.1% 60.3%
Male 61.8% 58.5% 3.2% 38.2%
Female 16.2% 13.2% 3% 83.8%