Kolkata Ward No 37, with population of about 24 thousand is Kolkata city's the 52nd least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 24 thousand people, among them about 14 thousand (59%) are male and 9963 (41%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 37 is 7%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 4688 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 37

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24,020 21,125 2,860 35 1,627
Male 14,057 11,869 2,162 26 874
Female 9,963 9,256 698 9 753

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 0.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 24 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 2.2% which is 3.6% higher than male population growth rate of -1.4%. General caste population has decreased by -0.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 1.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 169.2% and child population has decreased by -27.5% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 37

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 0.1% -0.3% 1.7% 169.2% -27.5%
Male -1.4% -1% -4.4% 225% -24.1%
Female 2.2% 0.7% 26.9% 80% -31%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 709 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 780, in schedule caste is 323 and in schedule tribe is 346. There are 862 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 26 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 37

Total General SC ST Child
Change 26 13 80 -279 -85
2011 709 780 323 346 862
2001 683 767 243 625 947

Literacy

Total about 18 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 10 thousand are male and 7361 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0037 is 79%. 79% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 37

Total Male Female
Change 11.9% 10.8% 13.6%
2011 79.1% 78.6% 79.9%
2001 67.2% 67.8% 66.3%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0037 has 44% (about 11 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 65% male and 14% female population are working population. 61% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 37

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 43.9% 39.6% 4.3% 56.1%
Male 65.2% 60.9% 4.3% 34.8%
Female 13.8% 9.7% 4.2% 86.2%