Kolkata Ward No 49, with population of about 19 thousand is Kolkata city's the 22nd least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 19 thousand people, among them about 14 thousand (70%) are male and 5905 (30%) 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 49 is 3%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 3965 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 49

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19,416 18,603 810 3 667
Male 13,511 13,057 452 2 358
Female 5,905 5,546 358 1 309

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -6.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 21 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -6.4% which is -0.5% lower than male population growth rate of -5.9%. General caste population has decreased by -3.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -37.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by 0% and child population has decreased by -38.8% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 49

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -6.1% -3.9% -37.7% 0% -38.8%
Male -5.9% -4.2% -37.7% 0% -38.3%
Female -6.4% -3.3% -37.7% 0% -39.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 437 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 425, in schedule caste is 792 and in schedule tribe is 500. There are 863 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 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 15 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 49

Total General SC ST Child
Change -2 4 -1 0 -15
2011 437 425 792 500 863
2001 439 421 793 500 878

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 7986 are male and 4297 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0049 is 66%. 61% of male and 77% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 49

Total Male Female
Change 5.4% 6.8% 1.7%
2011 65.5% 60.7% 76.8%
2001 60.1% 53.9% 75.1%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0049 has 62% (about 12 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 78% male and 25% female population are working population. 73% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 49

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 62% 57.2% 4.8% 38%
Male 78.1% 73% 5.1% 21.9%
Female 25.1% 21% 4.1% 74.9%