Kolkata Ward No 65, with population of about 72 thousand is Kolkata city's the 3rd most populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 72 thousand people, among them about 38 thousand (53%) are male and about 34 thousand (47%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 65 is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 14 thousand households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 65

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 72,427 68,600 3,798 29 6,400
Male 38,317 35,924 2,381 12 3,339
Female 34,110 32,676 1,417 17 3,061

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -9.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 80 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -2.2% which is 13.1% higher than male population growth rate of -15.3%. General caste population has decreased by -9.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -14.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -78.7% and child population has decreased by -14.9% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 65

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -9.6% -9.2% -14.4% -78.7% -14.9%
Male -15.3% -14.5% -24.9% -81.8% -17.2%
Female -2.2% -2.5% 11.6% -75.7% -12.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 890 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 910, in schedule caste is 595 and in schedule tribe is 1417. There are 917 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 119 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 52 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 65

Total General SC ST Child
Change 119 112 194 356 52
2011 890 910 595 1417 917
2001 771 798 401 1061 865

Literacy

Total about 54 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 29 thousand are male and about 24 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0065 is 81%. 84% of male and 78% 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 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 65

Total Male Female
Change 9.5% 9.1% 10.4%
2011 81.4% 84% 78.4%
2001 71.9% 74.9% 68%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0065 has 38% (about 27 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 16% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 65

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.6% 33.3% 4.3% 62.4%
Male 56.9% 52.6% 4.3% 43.1%
Female 15.9% 11.5% 4.4% 84.1%