Kolkata Ward No 62, with population of about 35 thousand is Kolkata city's the 48th most populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 35 thousand people, among them about 19 thousand (54%) are male and about 16 thousand (46%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 62 is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 6400 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 62

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 34,832 34,694 115 23 3,395
Male 18,736 18,662 63 11 1,729
Female 16,096 16,032 52 12 1,666

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -25.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 47 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -11.9% which is 22.1% higher than male population growth rate of -34%. General caste population has decreased by -25.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.5%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -54% and child population has decreased by -29.4% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 62

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -25.3% -25.4% 6.5% -54% -29.4%
Male -34% -34.1% -11.3% 266.7% -30.6%
Female -11.9% -11.8% 40.5% -74.5% -28.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 859 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 859, in schedule caste is 825 and in schedule tribe is 1091. There are 964 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 216 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 34 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 62

Total General SC ST Child
Change 216 217 304 -14576 34
2011 859 859 825 1091 964
2001 643 642 521 15667 930

Literacy

Total about 27 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 15 thousand are male and about 12 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0062 is 86%. 88% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 62

Total Male Female
Change 9.2% 9.8% 9.5%
2011 86% 88.3% 83.4%
2001 76.8% 78.5% 73.9%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0062 has 36% (about 13 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 12% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 62

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.2% 31.7% 4.5% 63.8%
Male 56.7% 52% 4.7% 43.3%
Female 12.4% 8.1% 4.3% 87.6%