Kolkata Ward No 71, with population of about 30 thousand is Kolkata city's the 66th most populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 30 thousand people, among them about 16 thousand (52%) are male and about 14 thousand (48%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 71 is 5%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 6266 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 71

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 29,922 28,665 1,214 43 1,577
Male 15,550 14,814 713 23 834
Female 14,372 13,851 501 20 743

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -9.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 33 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -6.8% which is 5.7% higher than male population growth rate of -12.5%. General caste population has decreased by -7.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -40.5%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -69.1% and child population has decreased by -35.3% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 71

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -9.9% -7.6% -40.5% -69.1% -35.3%
Male -12.5% -10.5% -36.8% -74.2% -32.9%
Female -6.8% -4.2% -45.1% -60% -37.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 924 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 935, in schedule caste is 703 and in schedule tribe is 870. There are 891 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 57 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 70 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 71

Total General SC ST Child
Change 57 62 -105 308 -70
2011 924 935 703 870 891
2001 867 873 808 562 961

Literacy

Total about 26 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 14 thousand are male and about 12 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0071 is 92%. 95% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 71

Total Male Female
Change 3.1% 2.3% 4.2%
2011 92% 94.7% 89.1%
2001 88.9% 92.4% 84.9%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0071 has 39% (about 12 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 17% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 71

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.4% 35.2% 4.2% 60.6%
Male 59.9% 55.1% 4.8% 40.1%
Female 17.2% 13.6% 3.6% 82.8%