Kolkata Ward No 57, with population of about 50 thousand is Kolkata city's the 14th most populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 50 thousand people, among them about 26 thousand (52%) are male and about 24 thousand (48%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 57 is 9%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 11 thousand households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 57

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 49,856 45,676 4,143 37 4,414
Male 26,142 23,915 2,208 19 2,226
Female 23,714 21,761 1,935 18 2,188

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 10.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 45 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 17.9% which is 13.7% higher than male population growth rate of 4.2%. General caste population has increased by 16.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -29.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 23.3% and child population has decreased by -2.2% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 57

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10.3% 16.3% -29.8% 23.3% -2.2%
Male 4.2% 9.4% -31.6% 26.7% -8%
Female 17.9% 24.9% -27.5% 20% 4.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 907 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 910, in schedule caste is 876 and in schedule tribe is 947. There are 983 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 106 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 117 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 57

Total General SC ST Child
Change 106 113 49 -53 117
2011 907 910 876 947 983
2001 801 797 827 1000 866

Literacy

Total about 36 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 20 thousand are male and about 16 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0057 is 80%. 84% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 57

Total Male Female
Change 8.0% 8.2% 8.5%
2011 80.2% 84.5% 75.5%
2001 72.2% 76.3% 67%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0057 has 41% (about 21 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 20% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 57

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.4% 34.8% 6.6% 58.6%
Male 61.2% 54.3% 6.9% 38.8%
Female 19.6% 13.4% 6.3% 80.4%