Kolkata Ward No 82, with population of about 39 thousand is Kolkata city's the 37th most populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 39 thousand people, among them about 20 thousand (51%) are male and about 19 thousand (49%) are female. 98% 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 82 is 7%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 9994 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 82

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 38,838 37,971 817 50 2,583
Male 19,782 19,314 438 30 1,317
Female 19,056 18,657 379 20 1,266

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -10.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 43 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -6% which is 8.2% higher than male population growth rate of -14.2%. General caste population has decreased by -7.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -65.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 85.2% and child population has decreased by -23.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 82

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -10.4% -7.3% -65.6% 85.2% -23.1%
Male -14.2% -10.2% -71.6% 76.5% -25.4%
Female -6% -4% -54.3% 100% -20.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 963 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 966, in schedule caste is 865 and in schedule tribe is 667. There are 961 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 84 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 58 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 82

Total General SC ST Child
Change 84 62 327 79 58
2011 963 966 865 667 961
2001 879 904 538 588 903

Literacy

Total about 31 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 16 thousand are male and about 14 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0082 is 85%. 89% of male and 81% 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 82

Total Male Female
Change 1.6% 1.6% 2.1%
2011 84.8% 88.9% 80.6%
2001 83.2% 87.3% 78.5%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0082 has 45% (about 17 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 26% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 82

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.7% 38% 6.7% 55.3%
Male 63.1% 56.4% 6.6% 36.9%
Female 25.6% 18.9% 6.7% 74.4%