Kolkata Ward No 58, with population of about 88 thousand is Kolkata city's the 2nd most populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 88 thousand people, among them about 46 thousand (52%) are male and about 42 thousand (48%) are female. 76% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 58 is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 20 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 58

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 88,465 67,656 20,125 684 9,277
Male 46,207 35,387 10,462 358 4,736
Female 42,258 32,269 9,663 326 4,541

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 2.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 86 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 11.8% which is 16.9% higher than male population growth rate of -5.1%. General caste population has increased by 6.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -10.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 9.8% and child population has decreased by -2% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 58

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2.3% 6.9% -10.8% 9.8% -2%
Male -5.1% -0.8% -17.5% 8.5% -2.3%
Female 11.8% 16.8% -2.3% 11.3% -1.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 915 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 912, in schedule caste is 924 and in schedule tribe is 911. There are 959 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 139 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 58

Total General SC ST Child
Change 139 138 144 23 6
2011 915 912 924 911 959
2001 776 774 780 888 953

Literacy

Total about 59 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 33 thousand are male and about 26 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0058 is 74%. 80% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 58

Total Male Female
Change 12.3% 12.7% 13.1%
2011 74.3% 79.7% 68.5%
2001 62% 67% 55.4%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0058 has 39% (about 34 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 17% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% 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 58

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.9% 33.2% 5.8% 61.1%
Male 58.7% 52.9% 5.9% 41.3%
Female 17.3% 11.6% 5.7% 82.7%