Kolkata Ward No 85, with population of about 30 thousand is Kolkata city's the 71st least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 30 thousand people, among them about 15 thousand (51%) are male and about 15 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 85 is 6%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 6402 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 85

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 29,566 29,063 488 15 1,700
Male 15,059 14,807 242 10 870
Female 14,507 14,256 246 5 830

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -5.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 31 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -3.2% which is 4.1% higher than male population growth rate of -7.3%. General caste population has decreased by -3.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -54.3%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -66.7% and child population has decreased by -25.9% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 85

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -5.3% -3.5% -54.3% -66.7% -25.9%
Male -7.3% -5.4% -56.6% -58.3% -28.4%
Female -3.2% -1.4% -51.9% -76.2% -23.1%

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 963, in schedule caste is 1017 and in schedule tribe is 500. There are 954 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 40 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 65 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 85

Total General SC ST Child
Change 40 39 101 -375 65
2011 963 963 1017 500 954
2001 923 924 916 875 889

Literacy

Total about 25 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 13 thousand are male and about 12 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0085 is 88%. 92% of male and 84% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 85

Total Male Female
Change 2.2% 1.0% 3.6%
2011 88.2% 92% 84.3%
2001 86% 91% 80.7%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0085 has 45% (about 13 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 26% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 85

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.5% 40.5% 4% 55.5%
Male 62.7% 58.9% 3.8% 37.3%
Female 25.6% 21.3% 4.3% 74.4%