Kolkata Ward No 28, with population of about 38 thousand is Kolkata city's the 40th most populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 38 thousand people, among them about 21 thousand (55%) are male and about 17 thousand (45%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 28 is 8%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 7223 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 28

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 38,110 36,558 1,532 20 3,169
Male 20,788 19,999 778 11 1,577
Female 17,322 16,559 754 9 1,592

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -8.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 42 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -4.6% which is 7.4% higher than male population growth rate of -12%. General caste population has decreased by -7.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -22.3%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -78.5% and child population has decreased by -24.3% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 28

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -8.8% -7.9% -22.3% -78.5% -24.3%
Male -12% -11% -28.5% -82.3% -28.2%
Female -4.6% -3.9% -14.7% -71% -20.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 833 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 828, in schedule caste is 969 and in schedule tribe is 818. There are 1010 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 65 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 103 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 28

Total General SC ST Child
Change 65 61 156 318 103
2011 833 828 969 818 1010
2001 768 767 813 500 907

Literacy

Total about 28 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 15 thousand are male and about 12 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0028 is 79%. 79% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 28

Total Male Female
Change 5.6% 2.7% 9.4%
2011 79.4% 79.4% 79.4%
2001 73.8% 76.7% 70%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0028 has 39% (about 15 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 11% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 28

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.7% 33.9% 4.8% 61.3%
Male 61.9% 55.5% 6.5% 38.1%
Female 10.8% 8.1% 2.7% 89.2%