Kolkata Ward No 26, with population of about 25 thousand is Kolkata city's the 54th least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 25 thousand people, among them about 14 thousand (54%) are male and about 12 thousand (46%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 26 is 7%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 5659 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 26

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25,371 23,937 1,428 6 1,674
Male 13,692 12,966 725 1 870
Female 11,679 10,971 703 5 804

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -19.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 31 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -7.9% which is 18.9% higher than male population growth rate of -26.8%. General caste population has decreased by -18.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -31.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -84.6% and child population has decreased by -33% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 26

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -19.2% -18.2% -31.6% -84.6% -33%
Male -26.8% -25.5% -43.4% -97.1% -38.8%
Female -7.9% -7.6% -12.8% 0% -25.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 853 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 846, in schedule caste is 970 and in schedule tribe is 5000. There are 924 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 175 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 168 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 26

Total General SC ST Child
Change 175 164 341 4853 168
2011 853 846 970 5000 924
2001 678 682 629 147 756

Literacy

Total about 20 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 11 thousand are male and 8697 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0026 is 82%. 84% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 26

Total Male Female
Change 6.5% 7.4% 5.9%
2011 82.3% 84.4% 80%
2001 75.8% 77% 74.1%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0026 has 42% (about 11 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 17% female population are working population. 61% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 26

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.9% 39.6% 2.4% 58.1%
Male 63.1% 60.6% 2.5% 36.9%
Female 17.1% 14.8% 2.3% 82.9%