Kolkata Ward No 29, with population of about 54 thousand is Kolkata city's the 11th most populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 54 thousand people, among them about 29 thousand (54%) are male and about 25 thousand (46%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 29 is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 9047 households in the ward and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 29

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 53,782 51,098 2,621 63 5,550
Male 28,942 27,270 1,638 34 2,865
Female 24,840 23,828 983 29 2,685

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 14.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 47 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 20.4% which is 10.2% higher than male population growth rate of 10.2%. General caste population has increased by 14.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 687.5% and child population has decreased by -8.8% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 29

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.7% 14.5% 15.6% 687.5% -8.8%
Male 10.2% 10.6% 2.6% 580% -8%
Female 20.4% 19.4% 46.5% 866.7% -9.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 858 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 874, in schedule caste is 600 and in schedule tribe is 853. There are 937 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 73 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 18 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 29

Total General SC ST Child
Change 73 65 180 253 -18
2011 858 874 600 853 937
2001 785 809 420 600 955

Literacy

Total about 34 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 19 thousand are male and about 15 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0029 is 71%. 72% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 29

Total Male Female
Change 5.3% 2.9% 8.6%
2011 70.7% 71.8% 69.4%
2001 65.4% 68.9% 60.8%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0029 has 38% (about 21 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 13% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% 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 29

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.2% 33.8% 4.4% 61.8%
Male 59.5% 54.7% 4.8% 40.5%
Female 13.4% 9.5% 4% 86.6%