Kolkata Ward No 22, with population of about 16 thousand is Kolkata city's the 6th least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 16 thousand people, among them 9847 (63%) are male and 5883 (37%) 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 22 is 5%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 2884 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 22

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15,730 15,445 284 1 734
Male 9,847 9,674 172 1 407
Female 5,883 5,771 112 0 327

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -23.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 21 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -17.9% which is 8.6% higher than male population growth rate of -26.5%. General caste population has decreased by -24.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 343.8% and child population has decreased by -49.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 22

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -23.5% -24.7% 343.8% 0% -49.1%
Male -26.5% -27.6% 330% 0% -49.1%
Female -17.9% -19.2% 366.7% 0% -49.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 597 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 597, in schedule caste is 651. There are 803 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 62 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 3 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 22

Total General SC ST Child
Change 62 62 51 0 -3
2011 597 597 651 0 803
2001 535 535 600 0 806

Literacy

Total about 13 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 7799 are male and 4958 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0022 is 85%. 83% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 22

Total Male Female
Change 7.2% 5.9% 8.9%
2011 85.1% 82.6% 89.2%
2001 77.9% 76.7% 80.3%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0022 has 46% (7308) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 69% male and 9% female population are working population. 66% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 22

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 46.5% 44.3% 2.1% 53.5%
Male 69% 66.3% 2.7% 31%
Female 8.7% 7.5% 1.2% 91.3%