Kolkata Ward No 96, with population of about 31 thousand is Kolkata city's the 62nd most populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 31 thousand people, among them about 15 thousand (49%) are male and about 16 thousand (51%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 96 is 5%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 8893 households in the ward and an average 3 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 96

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 31,033 30,511 453 69 1,488
Male 15,357 15,089 229 39 798
Female 15,676 15,422 224 30 690

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 29 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 7.5% which is 0.9% higher than male population growth rate of 6.6%. General caste population has increased by 8.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -46.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 331.3% and child population has decreased by -19% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 96

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7% 8.5% -46.5% 331.3% -19%
Male 6.6% 8% -46.2% 333.3% -13.9%
Female 7.5% 8.9% -46.8% 328.6% -24.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1021 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1022, in schedule caste is 978 and in schedule tribe is 769. There are 865 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 117 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 96

Total General SC ST Child
Change 8 8 -10 -9 -117
2011 1021 1022 978 769 865
2001 1013 1014 988 778 982

Literacy

Total about 29 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 14 thousand are male and about 14 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0096 is 97%. 98% of male and 96% 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 96

Total Male Female
Change 1.4% 0.2% 2.5%
2011 96.6% 97.5% 95.6%
2001 95.2% 97.3% 93.1%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0096 has 38% (about 12 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 20% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 96

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.8% 34.4% 3.5% 62.2%
Male 56.3% 52.9% 3.4% 43.7%
Female 19.7% 16.2% 3.6% 80.3%