Kolkata Ward No 73, with population of about 24 thousand is Kolkata city's the 48th least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 24 thousand people, among them about 13 thousand (53%) are male and about 11 thousand (47%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 73 is 6%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 5260 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 73

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23,512 22,758 462 292 1,329
Male 12,541 12,076 256 209 719
Female 10,971 10,682 206 83 610

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -3.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 24 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 0.4% which is 7.4% higher than male population growth rate of -7%. General caste population has decreased by -3.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -42.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1725% and child population has decreased by -19.6% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 73

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -3.7% -3.5% -42.8% 1725% -19.6%
Male -7% -6.9% -49.3% 1800% -16.3%
Female 0.4% 0.6% -31.8% 1560% -23.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 875 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 885, in schedule caste is 805 and in schedule tribe is 397. There are 848 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 decreased by 76 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 73

Total General SC ST Child
Change 65 67 207 -58 -76
2011 875 885 805 397 848
2001 810 818 598 455 924

Literacy

Total about 20 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 11 thousand are male and 8939 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0073 is 89%. 92% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 73

Total Male Female
Change 2.8% 2.4% 3.5%
2011 89.3% 91.9% 86.3%
2001 86.5% 89.5% 82.8%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0073 has 43% (about 10 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 23% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 73

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 42.9% 35.4% 7.6% 57.1%
Male 60.6% 52.7% 7.9% 39.4%
Female 22.7% 15.6% 7.1% 77.3%