Kolkata Ward No 47, with population of about 15 thousand is Kolkata city's the 5th least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 15 thousand people, among them 8427 (57%) are male and 6257 (43%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 47 is 7%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 3271 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 47

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14,684 13,590 988 106 969
Male 8,427 7,821 541 65 496
Female 6,257 5,769 447 41 473

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -30.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 21 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -15.8% which is 23.1% higher than male population growth rate of -38.9%. General caste population has decreased by -30.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -40.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 194.4% and child population has decreased by -36.3% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 47

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -30.8% -30.4% -40.2% 194.4% -36.3%
Male -38.9% -39% -42.9% 182.6% -36.7%
Female -15.8% -14.1% -36.4% 215.4% -35.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 742 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 738, in schedule caste is 826 and in schedule tribe is 631. There are 954 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 203 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 47

Total General SC ST Child
Change 203 214 84 66 11
2011 742 738 826 631 954
2001 539 524 742 565 943

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 7085 are male and 4967 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0047 is 88%. 89% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 47

Total Male Female
Change 12.2% 12.1% 13.0%
2011 87.9% 89.3% 85.9%
2001 75.7% 77.2% 72.9%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0047 has 44% (6512) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 18% female population are working population. 61% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 47

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.3% 41% 3.4% 55.7%
Male 63.9% 60.6% 3.3% 36.1%
Female 18% 14.6% 3.4% 82%