Kolkata Ward No 97, with population of about 37 thousand is Kolkata city's the 41st most populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 37 thousand people, among them about 19 thousand (50%) are male and about 19 thousand (50%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 97 is 6%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 10 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 97

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 37,199 35,740 1,251 208 2,073
Male 18,613 17,868 642 103 1,056
Female 18,586 17,872 609 105 1,017

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -0.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 37 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 2.4% which is 5.7% higher than male population growth rate of -3.3%. General caste population has increased by 1.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -32.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -19.7% and child population has decreased by -16.3% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 97

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -0.5% 1.3% -32.9% -19.7% -16.3%
Male -3.3% -1.5% -33.4% -29.5% -15.1%
Female 2.4% 4.3% -32.4% -7.1% -17.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 999 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1000, in schedule caste is 949 and in schedule tribe is 1019. There are 963 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 56 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 29 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 97

Total General SC ST Child
Change 56 55 14 245 -29
2011 999 1000 949 1019 963
2001 943 945 935 774 992

Literacy

Total about 33 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 17 thousand are male and about 16 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0097 is 95%. 96% of male and 93% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 97

Total Male Female
Change 3.4% 1.4% 5.7%
2011 94.6% 96.2% 93%
2001 91.2% 94.8% 87.3%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0097 has 41% (about 15 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 22% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 97

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.9% 34.2% 6.7% 59.1%
Male 59.3% 52.4% 6.9% 40.7%
Female 22.4% 15.9% 6.5% 77.6%