Kolkata Ward No 46, with population of about 13 thousand is Kolkata city's the 3rd least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 13 thousand people, among them 7684 (60%) are male and 5139 (40%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 46 is 7%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 2316 households in the ward and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 46

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12,823 11,995 820 8 956
Male 7,684 7,255 425 4 493
Female 5,139 4,740 395 4 463

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -44.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 23 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -27.5% which is 24.1% higher than male population growth rate of -51.6%. General caste population has decreased by -44.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -35.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 700% and child population has decreased by -45.3% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 46

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -44.1% -44.7% -35.6% 700% -45.3%
Male -51.6% -52.2% -38.6% 300% -47%
Female -27.5% -27.2% -32% 0% -43.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 669 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 653, in schedule caste is 929 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 939 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 222 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 60 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 46

Total General SC ST Child
Change 222 224 89 1000 60
2011 669 653 929 1000 939
2001 447 429 840 0 879

Literacy

Total about 10 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 6209 are male and 3923 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0046 is 85%. 86% of male and 84% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 46

Total Male Female
Change 5.4% 5.2% 6.6%
2011 85.4% 86.3% 83.9%
2001 80% 81.1% 77.3%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0046 has 45% (5804) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 66% male and 14% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 46

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 45.3% 38% 7.2% 54.7%
Male 66.2% 57.7% 8.5% 33.8%
Female 14% 8.7% 5.3% 86%