Kolkata Ward No 56, with population of about 44 thousand is Kolkata city's the 24th most populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 44 thousand people, among them about 23 thousand (53%) are male and about 21 thousand (47%) 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 56 is 8%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 8941 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 56

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 43,622 42,207 1,356 59 3,426
Male 23,018 22,275 710 33 1,739
Female 20,604 19,932 646 26 1,687

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 0.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 43 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 5.4% which is 8.5% higher than male population growth rate of -3.1%. General caste population has decreased by -0%; Schedule caste population has increased by 31%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 20.4% and child population has decreased by -15.6% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 56

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 0.7% -0% 31% 20.4% -15.6%
Male -3.1% -3.8% 23.5% 37.5% -16.8%
Female 5.4% 4.5% 40.4% 4% -14.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 895 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 895, in schedule caste is 910 and in schedule tribe is 788. There are 970 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 72 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 28 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 56

Total General SC ST Child
Change 72 71 110 -254 28
2011 895 895 910 788 970
2001 823 824 800 1042 942

Literacy

Total about 34 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 19 thousand are male and about 15 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0056 is 86%. 89% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 16% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 56

Total Male Female
Change 16.0% 15.9% 16.6%
2011 85.5% 88.8% 81.9%
2001 69.5% 72.9% 65.3%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0056 has 38% (about 17 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 17% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 56

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.5% 32.2% 6.3% 61.5%
Male 57.8% 51.4% 6.4% 42.2%
Female 16.9% 10.6% 6.2% 83.1%