Kolkata Ward No 74, with population of about 42 thousand is Kolkata city's the 26th most populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 42 thousand people, among them about 24 thousand (57%) are male and about 18 thousand (43%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 74 is 6%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 9189 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 74

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 42,176 41,029 996 151 2,675
Male 24,148 23,466 599 83 1,433
Female 18,028 17,563 397 68 1,242

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 13.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 37 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 14.3% which is 1.2% higher than male population growth rate of 13.1%. General caste population has increased by 15.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -29.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 88.8% and child population has increased by 12.7% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 74

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.6% 15.2% -29.8% 88.8% 12.7%
Male 13.1% 14.6% -27.7% 93% 12.8%
Female 14.3% 16% -32.7% 83.8% 12.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 747 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 748, in schedule caste is 663 and in schedule tribe is 819. There are 867 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 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 74

Total General SC ST Child
Change 9 9 -49 -41 -2
2011 747 748 663 819 867
2001 738 739 712 860 869

Literacy

Total about 33 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 19 thousand are male and about 14 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0074 is 85%. 86% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 74

Total Male Female
Change 5.4% 4.7% 6.2%
2011 84.6% 85.8% 82.9%
2001 79.2% 81.1% 76.7%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0074 has 41% (about 17 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 18% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 74

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.4% 36.7% 4.8% 58.6%
Male 59% 54% 5% 41%
Female 17.9% 13.4% 4.4% 82.1%