Kolkata Ward No 117, with population of about 22 thousand is Kolkata city's the 41st least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 22 thousand people, among them about 11 thousand (51%) are male and about 11 thousand (49%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 117 is 8%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 5226 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 117

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21,824 21,077 721 26 1,742
Male 11,121 10,748 357 16 913
Female 10,703 10,329 364 10 829

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -13.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 25 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -10.6% which is 5.8% higher than male population growth rate of -16.4%. General caste population has decreased by -14.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -16.1% and child population has decreased by -16% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 117

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -13.7% -14.3% 12.1% -16.1% -16%
Male -16.4% -17.1% 7.2% 33.3% -14.9%
Female -10.6% -11.3% 17.4% -47.4% -17.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 962 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 961, in schedule caste is 1020 and in schedule tribe is 625. There are 908 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 63 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 24 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 117

Total General SC ST Child
Change 63 63 89 -958 -24
2011 962 961 1020 625 908
2001 899 898 931 1583 932

Literacy

Total about 17 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 9203 are male and 8173 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0117 is 87%. 90% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 117

Total Male Female
Change 9.6% 8.5% 11.2%
2011 86.5% 90.2% 82.8%
2001 76.9% 81.7% 71.6%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0117 has 43% (9337) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 23% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 117

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 42.8% 38.8% 3.9% 57.2%
Male 62.2% 58.6% 3.6% 37.8%
Female 22.6% 18.3% 4.3% 77.4%