Kolkata Ward No 72, with population of about 19 thousand is Kolkata city's the 16th 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 about 10 thousand (53%) are male and 9007 (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 72 is 5%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 4306 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 72

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19,167 18,119 1,042 6 995
Male 10,160 9,535 623 2 492
Female 9,007 8,584 419 4 503

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -21.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 24 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -18.8% which is 5.3% higher than male population growth rate of -24.1%. General caste population has decreased by -22.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 0.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -79.3% and child population has decreased by -31.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 72

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -21.7% -22.6% 0.7% -79.3% -31.1%
Male -24.1% -25.3% 2.8% -86.7% -33.9%
Female -18.8% -19.4% -2.3% -71.4% -28.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 887 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 900, in schedule caste is 673 and in schedule tribe is 2000. There are 1022 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 58 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 80 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 72

Total General SC ST Child
Change 58 66 -35 1067 80
2011 887 900 673 2000 1022
2001 829 834 708 933 942

Literacy

Total about 16 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 8807 are male and 7559 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0072 is 90%. 91% 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 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 72

Total Male Female
Change 2.9% 1.8% 4.2%
2011 90.1% 91.1% 88.9%
2001 87.2% 89.3% 84.7%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0072 has 44% (8488) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 22% female population are working population. 62% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 72

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.3% 41% 3.3% 55.7%
Male 64.5% 61.6% 2.9% 35.5%
Female 21.5% 17.7% 3.8% 78.5%