Kolkata Ward No 99, with population of about 27 thousand is Kolkata city's the 61st least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 27 thousand people, among them about 13 thousand (50%) are male and about 13 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 99 is 6%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 7222 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 99

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26,739 25,723 745 271 1,519
Male 13,305 12,795 374 136 783
Female 13,434 12,928 371 135 736

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 34.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 20 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 36.6% which is 3.8% higher than male population growth rate of 32.8%. General caste population has increased by 39.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -46.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 2610% and child population has increased by 2.4% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 99

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 34.7% 39.5% -46.9% 2610% 2.4%
Male 32.8% 37.4% -46.7% 3300% 9.2%
Female 36.6% 41.6% -47.2% 2150% -3.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1010 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1010, in schedule caste is 992 and in schedule tribe is 993. There are 940 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 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 128 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 99

Total General SC ST Child
Change 28 30 -8 -507 -128
2011 1010 1010 992 993 940
2001 982 980 1000 1500 1068

Literacy

Total about 24 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 12 thousand are male and about 12 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0099 is 96%. 97% of male and 94% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 99

Total Male Female
Change 2.8% 1.0% 4.7%
2011 95.8% 97.2% 94.4%
2001 93% 96.2% 89.7%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0099 has 39% (about 10 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 19% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 99

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.2% 34.7% 4.5% 60.8%
Male 60% 56.1% 3.9% 40%
Female 18.7% 13.5% 5.1% 81.3%