Kolkata Ward No 116, with population of about 28 thousand is Kolkata city's the 68th least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 28 thousand people, among them about 14 thousand (51%) are male and about 14 thousand (49%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 116 is 8%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 6897 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 116

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28,338 27,163 1,147 28 2,352
Male 14,495 13,889 590 16 1,249
Female 13,843 13,274 557 12 1,103

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -0.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 28 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 2.4% which is 5.4% higher than male population growth rate of -3%. General caste population has decreased by -1.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 31.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 12% and child population has decreased by -6.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 116

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -0.5% -1.5% 31.7% 12% -6.1%
Male -3% -4.2% 34.7% 23.1% -3.5%
Female 2.4% 1.5% 28.6% 0% -8.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 955 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 956, in schedule caste is 944 and in schedule tribe is 750. There are 883 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 decreased by 52 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 116

Total General SC ST Child
Change 50 54 -45 -173 -52
2011 955 956 944 750 883
2001 905 902 989 923 935

Literacy

Total about 23 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 12 thousand are male and about 10 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0116 is 87%. 92% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 116

Total Male Female
Change 6.8% 4.8% 9.3%
2011 86.9% 91.5% 82.1%
2001 80.1% 86.7% 72.8%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0116 has 40% (about 11 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 19% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 116

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.6% 37% 2.7% 60.4%
Male 59.7% 57.3% 2.4% 40.3%
Female 18.6% 15.7% 3% 81.4%