Kolkata Ward No 79, with population of about 44 thousand is Kolkata city's the 21st most populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 44 thousand people, among them about 24 thousand (54%) are male and about 20 thousand (46%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 79 is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 9235 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 79

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 44,303 40,644 3,389 270 4,837
Male 24,125 22,115 1,850 160 2,543
Female 20,178 18,529 1,539 110 2,294

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 4.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 42 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 14.7% which is 16.8% higher than male population growth rate of -2.1%. General caste population has increased by 4.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.5%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -25.4% and child population has increased by 4.5% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 79

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4.9% 4.8% 10.5% -25.4% 4.5%
Male -2.1% -2.3% 4.1% -27.9% 5.1%
Female 14.7% 14.6% 19.3% -21.4% 3.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 836 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 838, in schedule caste is 832 and in schedule tribe is 688. There are 902 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 122 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 79

Total General SC ST Child
Change 122 124 106 57 -12
2011 836 838 832 688 902
2001 714 714 726 631 914

Literacy

Total about 32 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 19 thousand are male and about 13 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0079 is 82%. 88% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 79

Total Male Female
Change 5.1% 4.0% 8.0%
2011 82% 87.9% 74.7%
2001 76.9% 83.9% 66.7%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0079 has 35% (about 16 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 12% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 79

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.4% 29% 6.4% 64.6%
Male 54.7% 47.5% 7.2% 45.3%
Female 12.3% 6.9% 5.5% 87.7%