Kolkata Ward No 55, with population of about 32 thousand is Kolkata city's the 55th most populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 32 thousand people, among them about 17 thousand (54%) are male and about 15 thousand (46%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 55 is 8%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 6745 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 55

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 32,254 31,278 924 52 2,502
Male 17,450 16,885 531 34 1,280
Female 14,804 14,393 393 18 1,222

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -10.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 36 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -6% which is 7.7% higher than male population growth rate of -13.7%. General caste population has decreased by -4.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -69.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -59.1% and child population has decreased by -17.2% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 55

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -10.3% -4.5% -69.8% -59.1% -17.2%
Male -13.7% -8.5% -68.5% -57.5% -19%
Female -6% 0.5% -71.5% -61.7% -15.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 848 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 852, in schedule caste is 740 and in schedule tribe is 529. There are 955 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 69 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 42 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 55

Total General SC ST Child
Change 69 76 -79 -59 42
2011 848 852 740 529 955
2001 779 776 819 588 913

Literacy

Total about 25 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 14 thousand are male and about 11 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0055 is 85%. 87% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 55

Total Male Female
Change 6.6% 5.5% 8.3%
2011 84.8% 86.7% 82.6%
2001 78.2% 81.2% 74.3%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0055 has 38% (about 12 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 16% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 55

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.8% 33.1% 4.7% 62.2%
Male 56.1% 51.2% 4.9% 43.9%
Female 16.2% 11.8% 4.4% 83.8%