Kolkata Ward No 70, with population of about 19 thousand is Kolkata city's the 13th least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 19 thousand people, among them 9750 (52%) are male and 8868 (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 70 is 5%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 3879 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 70

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18,618 18,103 485 30 935
Male 9,750 9,468 263 19 499
Female 8,868 8,635 222 11 436

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -41.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 32 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -36.8% which is 8.2% higher than male population growth rate of -45%. General caste population has decreased by -40.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -55.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -78.3% and child population has decreased by -59.2% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 70

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -41.4% -40.8% -55.1% -78.3% -59.2%
Male -45% -44.4% -57.5% -77.4% -60.5%
Female -36.8% -36.1% -51.8% -79.6% -57.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 910 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 912, in schedule caste is 844 and in schedule tribe is 579. There are 874 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 62 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 70

Total General SC ST Child
Change 119 119 99 -64 62
2011 910 912 844 579 874
2001 791 793 745 643 812

Literacy

Total about 17 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 8834 are male and 7823 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0070 is 94%. 95% of male and 93% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 70

Total Male Female
Change 10.8% 8.7% 13.7%
2011 94.2% 95.5% 92.8%
2001 83.4% 86.8% 79.1%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0070 has 40% (7520) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 17% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 70

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.4% 38% 2.4% 59.6%
Male 61.9% 59.3% 2.6% 38.1%
Female 16.8% 14.5% 2.2% 83.2%