Kolkata Ward No 68, with population of about 21 thousand is Kolkata city's the 28th least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 21 thousand people, among them about 10 thousand (50%) are male and about 10 thousand (50%) 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 68 is 5%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 4812 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 68

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20,724 20,015 704 5 1,036
Male 10,434 10,046 384 4 524
Female 10,290 9,969 320 1 512

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -14.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 24 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -11.7% which is 5% higher than male population growth rate of -16.7%. General caste population has decreased by -15.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 34.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -66.7% and child population has decreased by -22% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 68

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -14.3% -15.3% 34.1% -66.7% -22%
Male -16.7% -18% 44.9% -66.7% -24.4%
Female -11.7% -12.5% 23.1% -66.7% -19.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 986 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 992, in schedule caste is 833 and in schedule tribe is 250. There are 977 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 55 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 61 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 68

Total General SC ST Child
Change 55 61 -148 0 61
2011 986 992 833 250 977
2001 931 931 981 250 916

Literacy

Total about 18 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 9229 are male and 8659 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0068 is 91%. 93% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 68

Total Male Female
Change 4.9% 5.7% 4.1%
2011 90.9% 93.1% 88.6%
2001 86% 87.4% 84.5%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0068 has 42% (8625) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 25% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 68

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.6% 39% 2.6% 58.4%
Male 58.3% 55.4% 2.9% 41.7%
Female 24.7% 22.3% 2.4% 75.3%