Kolkata Ward No 38, with population of about 29 thousand is Kolkata city's the 69th least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 29 thousand people, among them about 16 thousand (56%) are male and about 13 thousand (44%) 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 38 is 6%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 6500 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 38

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28,791 27,455 1,305 31 1,862
Male 16,196 15,257 922 17 970
Female 12,595 12,198 383 14 892

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 2.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 28 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 9% which is 11% higher than male population growth rate of -2%. General caste population has increased by 8.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -51.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 72.2% and child population has decreased by -9.6% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 38

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2.5% 8.2% -51.3% 72.2% -9.6%
Male -2% 7% -59.1% 30.8% -11.3%
Female 9% 9.6% -9.9% 180% -7.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 778 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 800, in schedule caste is 415 and in schedule tribe is 824. There are 920 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 79 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 37 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 38

Total General SC ST Child
Change 79 20 227 439 37
2011 778 800 415 824 920
2001 699 780 188 385 883

Literacy

Total about 23 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 13 thousand are male and 9843 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0038 is 86%. 87% of male and 84% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 38

Total Male Female
Change 3.9% 3.9% 3.9%
2011 85.8% 87% 84.1%
2001 81.9% 83.1% 80.2%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0038 has 44% (about 13 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 67% male and 16% female population are working population. 64% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 38

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.4% 42% 2.4% 55.6%
Male 66.7% 64.3% 2.4% 33.3%
Female 15.7% 13.3% 2.4% 84.3%