Kolkata Ward No 21, with population of about 21 thousand is Kolkata city's the 32nd 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 13 thousand (62%) are male and 8060 (38%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 21 is 6%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 4304 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 21

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21,187 20,540 611 36 1,295
Male 13,127 12,759 345 23 684
Female 8,060 7,781 266 13 611

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -14% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 25 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -0.3% which is 20.3% higher than male population growth rate of -20.6%. General caste population has decreased by -15.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 57.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 260% and child population has decreased by -8.9% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 21

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -14% -15.2% 57.5% 260% -8.9%
Male -20.6% -21.7% 49.4% 155.6% -12%
Female -0.3% -1.9% 69.4% 1200% -5.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 614 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 610, in schedule caste is 771 and in schedule tribe is 565. There are 893 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 125 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 63 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 21

Total General SC ST Child
Change 125 124 91 454 63
2011 614 610 771 565 893
2001 489 486 680 111 830

Literacy

Total about 16 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 9693 are male and 6323 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0021 is 81%. 78% of male and 85% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 21

Total Male Female
Change 8.7% 8.6% 7.7%
2011 80.5% 77.9% 84.9%
2001 71.8% 69.3% 77.2%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0021 has 49% (about 10 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 71% male and 13% female population are working population. 67% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 21

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 48.9% 45.9% 3% 51.1%
Male 70.7% 67.2% 3.6% 29.3%
Female 13.3% 11.3% 2% 86.7%