Kolkata Ward No 61, with population of about 30 thousand is Kolkata city's the 69th most populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 30 thousand people, among them about 16 thousand (54%) are male and about 14 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 61 is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 5447 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 61

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 29,704 29,118 573 13 2,678
Male 15,954 15,646 300 8 1,403
Female 13,750 13,472 273 5 1,275

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -13% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 34 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -2.9% which is 17.2% higher than male population growth rate of -20.1%. General caste population has decreased by -12.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -19.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 116.7% and child population has decreased by -19% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 61

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -13% -12.8% -19.9% 116.7% -19%
Male -20.1% -20.1% -23.9% 166.7% -21%
Female -2.9% -2.6% -15% 66.7% -16.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 862 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 861, in schedule caste is 910 and in schedule tribe is 625. There are 909 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 153 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 48 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 61

Total General SC ST Child
Change 153 154 95 -375 48
2011 862 861 910 625 909
2001 709 707 815 1000 861

Literacy

Total about 22 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 12 thousand are male and 9836 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0061 is 81%. 82% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 61

Total Male Female
Change 0.2% -1.6% 3.1%
2011 80.5% 82% 78.8%
2001 80.3% 83.6% 75.7%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0061 has 37% (about 11 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 16% female population are working population. 48% 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 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 61

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.5% 31.2% 5.3% 63.5%
Male 54.4% 48.3% 6.1% 45.6%
Female 15.8% 11.3% 4.5% 84.2%