Kolkata Ward No 48, with population of about 20 thousand is Kolkata city's the 26th least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 20 thousand people, among them about 11 thousand (54%) are male and 9309 (46%) are female. 99% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 48 is 5%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 4671 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 48

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20,437 20,150 277 10 964
Male 11,128 10,988 134 6 491
Female 9,309 9,162 143 4 473

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -6.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 22 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -2.9% which is 6.4% higher than male population growth rate of -9.3%. General caste population has decreased by -5.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -54.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -23.1% and child population has decreased by -26% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 48

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -6.5% -5.1% -54.7% -23.1% -26%
Male -9.3% -8% -57.2% -33.3% -23.5%
Female -2.9% -1.3% -52% 0% -28.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 837 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 834, in schedule caste is 1067 and in schedule tribe is 667. There are 963 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 56 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 67 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 48

Total General SC ST Child
Change 56 57 115 223 -67
2011 837 834 1067 667 963
2001 781 777 952 444 1030

Literacy

Total about 16 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 9012 are male and 6963 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0048 is 82%. 85% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 48

Total Male Female
Change 1.8% -1.9% 7.0%
2011 82% 84.7% 78.8%
2001 80.2% 86.6% 71.8%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0048 has 52% (about 11 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 69% male and 32% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 48

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 52.4% 42.5% 9.9% 47.6%
Male 69.3% 59.5% 9.9% 30.7%
Female 32.1% 22.2% 9.9% 67.9%