Kolkata Ward No 66, with population of about 98 thousand is Kolkata city's the most populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 98 thousand people, among them about 51 thousand (52%) are male and about 47 thousand (48%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 66 is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 21 thousand households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 66

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 98,024 95,282 2,599 143 11,526
Male 51,138 49,722 1,347 69 5,984
Female 46,886 45,560 1,252 74 5,542

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 39.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 70 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 45.3% which is 10.4% higher than male population growth rate of 34.9%. General caste population has increased by 42.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -17.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -29.9% and child population has increased by 33.9% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 66

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 39.7% 42.6% -17.2% -29.9% 33.9%
Male 34.9% 37.8% -21.3% -36.7% 32.5%
Female 45.3% 48.1% -12.3% -22.1% 35.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 917 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 916, in schedule caste is 929 and in schedule tribe is 1072. There are 926 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 65 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 66

Total General SC ST Child
Change 65 64 95 200 20
2011 917 916 929 1072 926
2001 852 852 834 872 906

Literacy

Total about 70 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 38 thousand are male and about 32 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0066 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 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 66

Total Male Female
Change 8.6% 5.9% 12.0%
2011 81% 83.5% 78.1%
2001 72.4% 77.6% 66.1%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0066 has 36% (about 35 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 13% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 66

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.5% 30.8% 4.7% 64.5%
Male 55.8% 50.8% 5% 44.2%
Female 13.4% 9% 4.4% 86.6%