Kolkata Ward No 53, with population of about 26 thousand is Kolkata city's the 58th least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 26 thousand people, among them about 14 thousand (54%) are male and about 12 thousand (46%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 53 is 7%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 5405 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 53

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25,598 25,025 536 37 1,670
Male 13,862 13,504 339 19 890
Female 11,736 11,521 197 18 780

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -11.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 29 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 2.6% which is 23.3% higher than male population growth rate of -20.7%. General caste population has decreased by -11.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -57% and child population has decreased by -16.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 53

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -11.5% -11.8% 15% -57% -16.1%
Male -20.7% -21.2% 15.3% -57.8% -14.8%
Female 2.6% 2.7% 14.5% -56.1% -17.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 847 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 853, in schedule caste is 581 and in schedule tribe is 947. There are 876 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 193 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 31 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 53

Total General SC ST Child
Change 193 198 -4 36 -31
2011 847 853 581 947 876
2001 654 655 585 911 907

Literacy

Total about 21 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 12 thousand are male and 9583 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0053 is 89%. 91% of male and 87% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 53

Total Male Female
Change 7.1% 10.0% 3.4%
2011 89.5% 91.2% 87.5%
2001 82.4% 81.2% 84.1%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0053 has 41% (about 10 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 18% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 53

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.9% 33.6% 7.3% 59.1%
Male 60.1% 51.9% 8.2% 39.9%
Female 18.1% 12% 6.1% 81.9%