Kolkata Ward No 108, with population of about 65 thousand is Kolkata city's the 5th most populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 65 thousand people, among them about 33 thousand (52%) are male and about 31 thousand (48%) are female. 66% of the whole population are from general caste, 32% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 108 is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 16 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 108

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 64,777 42,926 20,923 928 7,204
Male 33,428 22,376 10,577 475 3,645
Female 31,349 20,550 10,346 453 3,559

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 69% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 38 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 73.9% which is 9.3% higher than male population growth rate of 64.6%. General caste population has increased by 70.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 63%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 254.2% and child population has increased by 35% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 108

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 69% 70.1% 63% 254.2% 35%
Male 64.6% 64.7% 60.7% 254.5% 33.7%
Female 73.9% 76.4% 65.4% 253.9% 36.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 938 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 918, in schedule caste is 978 and in schedule tribe is 954. There are 976 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 50 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 108

Total General SC ST Child
Change 50 61 28 -1 19
2011 938 918 978 954 976
2001 888 857 950 955 957

Literacy

Total about 46 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 26 thousand are male and about 21 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0108 is 81%. 86% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 108

Total Male Female
Change 11.0% 8.2% 14.6%
2011 80.7% 85.7% 75.5%
2001 69.7% 77.5% 60.9%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0108 has 41% (about 26 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 23% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 108

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.8% 34.7% 6.1% 59.2%
Male 57.8% 51.9% 6% 42.2%
Female 22.7% 16.5% 6.2% 77.3%