Kolkata Ward No 24, with population of about 20 thousand is Kolkata city's the 24th least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 20 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (62%) are male and 7560 (38%) 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 24 is 5%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 3842 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 24

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19,824 19,492 308 24 1,073
Male 12,264 12,067 178 19 550
Female 7,560 7,425 130 5 523

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 1.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 20 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -2.6% which is -6.9% lower than male population growth rate of 4.3%. General caste population has increased by 0.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 74%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 500% and child population has decreased by -30.8% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 24

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1.6% 0.8% 74% 500% -30.8%
Male 4.3% 3.5% 87.4% 375% -32.8%
Female -2.6% -3.3% 58.5% 0% -28.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 616 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 615, in schedule caste is 730 and in schedule tribe is 263. There are 951 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 44 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 58 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 24

Total General SC ST Child
Change -44 -44 -133 263 58
2011 616 615 730 263 951
2001 660 659 863 0 893

Literacy

Total about 14 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 8073 are male and 5646 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0024 is 73%. 69% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has decreased by -11%. Male literacy has gone down by -17% and female literacy rate has gone down by -1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 24

Total Male Female
Change -10.8% -17.3% -0.4%
2011 73.2% 68.9% 80.2%
2001 84% 86.2% 80.6%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0024 has 45% (8972) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 65% male and 13% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 24

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 45.3% 40.1% 5.1% 54.7%
Male 65.2% 59.4% 5.7% 34.8%
Female 13% 8.8% 4.2% 87%