Kolkata Ward No 20, with population of about 22 thousand is Kolkata city's the 38th 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 12 thousand (56%) are male and 9396 (44%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 20 is 8%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 4310 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 20

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21,576 20,593 981 2 1,629
Male 12,180 11,643 536 1 876
Female 9,396 8,950 445 1 753

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 5.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 20 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 7.9% which is 4.4% higher than male population growth rate of 3.5%. General caste population has increased by 2.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 157.5%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -90.9% and child population has increased by 1.3% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 20

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.3% 2.6% 157.5% -90.9% 1.3%
Male 3.5% 0.7% 177.7% -92.3% 0.8%
Female 7.9% 5.2% 136.7% -88.9% 1.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 771 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 769, in schedule caste is 830 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 860 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 31 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 10 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 20

Total General SC ST Child
Change 31 33 -144 308 10
2011 771 769 830 1000 860
2001 740 736 974 692 850

Literacy

Total about 17 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 9837 are male and 7303 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0020 is 86%. 87% of male and 84% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 20

Total Male Female
Change 7.8% 6.7% 9.5%
2011 85.9% 87% 84.5%
2001 78.1% 80.3% 75%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0020 has 42% (9031) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 15% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 20

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.9% 39.5% 2.4% 58.1%
Male 62.6% 60.5% 2.1% 37.4%
Female 15% 12.2% 2.8% 85%