Kolkata Ward No 40, with population of about 21 thousand is Kolkata city's the 27th least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 21 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (57%) are male and 8778 (43%) 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 40 is 4%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 4733 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 40

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20,549 19,772 770 7 871
Male 11,771 11,214 553 4 457
Female 8,778 8,558 217 3 414

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -15.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 24 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -17.4% which is -3% lower than male population growth rate of -14.4%. General caste population has decreased by -17%; Schedule caste population has increased by 38.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -30% and child population has decreased by -52.4% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 40

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -15.7% -17% 38.2% -30% -52.4%
Male -14.4% -16.2% 48.3% -42.9% -51.2%
Female -17.4% -18% 17.9% 0% -53.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 746 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 763, in schedule caste is 392 and in schedule tribe is 750. There are 906 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has decreased by 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 48 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 40

Total General SC ST Child
Change -27 -18 -101 321 -48
2011 746 763 392 750 906
2001 773 781 493 429 954

Literacy

Total about 17 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 9806 are male and 7539 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0040 is 88%. 87% of male and 90% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 40

Total Male Female
Change 8.4% 6.3% 11.3%
2011 88.1% 86.7% 90.1%
2001 79.7% 80.4% 78.8%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0040 has 45% (9202) 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 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 40

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.8% 42% 2.8% 55.2%
Male 66.5% 63.7% 2.9% 33.5%
Female 15.6% 12.9% 2.7% 84.4%