Kolkata Ward No 18, with population of about 22 thousand is Kolkata city's the 45th least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 22 thousand people, among them about 11 thousand (48%) are male and about 12 thousand (52%) 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 18 is 6%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 5525 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 18

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22,267 21,755 495 17 1,336
Male 10,738 10,386 346 6 682
Female 11,529 11,369 149 11 654

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -12.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 26 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -9.6% which is 6.2% higher than male population growth rate of -15.8%. General caste population has decreased by -14.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 275% and child population has decreased by -30.2% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 18

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -12.7% -14.3% 275% 0% -30.2%
Male -15.8% -18.1% 432.3% 0% -30.6%
Female -9.6% -10.4% 122.4% 0% -29.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1074 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1095, in schedule caste is 431 and in schedule tribe is 1833. There are 959 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 74 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 18

Total General SC ST Child
Change 74 95 -600 1833 11
2011 1074 1095 431 1833 959
2001 1000 1000 1031 0 948

Literacy

Total about 16 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 8999 are male and 7478 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0018 is 79%. 89% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 18

Total Male Female
Change 11.8% 14.4% 10.1%
2011 78.7% 89.5% 68.8%
2001 66.9% 75.1% 58.7%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0018 has 35% (7746) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 12% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 18

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.8% 32.2% 2.5% 65.2%
Male 59.4% 57.1% 2.4% 40.6%
Female 11.8% 9.1% 2.7% 88.2%