Kolkata Ward No 23, with population of about 18 thousand is Kolkata city's the 12th least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 18 thousand people, among them about 11 thousand (60%) are male and 7355 (40%) are female. 99% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 23 is 6%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 3338 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 23

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18,256 18,090 162 4 1,032
Male 10,901 10,822 78 1 549
Female 7,355 7,268 84 3 483

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -16.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 22 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -19.6% which is -5.9% lower than male population growth rate of -13.7%. General caste population has decreased by -14.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -74.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -93.8% and child population has decreased by -45% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 23

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -16.2% -14.1% -74.8% -93.8% -45%
Male -13.7% -11.3% -80.1% -97.4% -42.5%
Female -19.6% -18% -66.5% -88.5% -47.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 675 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 672, in schedule caste is 1077 and in schedule tribe is 3000. There are 880 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has decreased by 49 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 85 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 23

Total General SC ST Child
Change -49 -55 435 2316 -85
2011 675 672 1077 3000 880
2001 724 727 642 684 965

Literacy

Total about 13 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 7558 are male and 5901 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0023 is 78%. 73% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has decreased by -9%. Male literacy has gone down by -15% and female literacy rate has gone down by 1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 23

Total Male Female
Change -8.5% -14.8% 0.9%
2011 78.1% 73% 85.9%
2001 86.6% 87.8% 85%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0023 has 40% (7319) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 10% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 23

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.1% 35.2% 4.8% 59.9%
Male 60.5% 54.4% 6.1% 39.5%
Female 9.8% 6.9% 2.9% 90.2%