Kolkata Ward No 118, with population of about 22 thousand is Kolkata city's the 40th 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 (50%) are male and about 11 thousand (50%) 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 118 is 7%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 5433 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 118

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21,810 21,148 621 41 1,468
Male 10,897 10,558 320 19 734
Female 10,913 10,590 301 22 734

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -15.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 26 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -13.9% which is 3.8% higher than male population growth rate of -17.7%. General caste population has decreased by -15.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -29.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -50.6% and child population has decreased by -30.6% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 118

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -15.9% -15.3% -29.6% -50.6% -30.6%
Male -17.7% -17.1% -30.9% -57.8% -34%
Female -13.9% -13.3% -28.2% -42.1% -26.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1001 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1003, in schedule caste is 941 and in schedule tribe is 1158. There are 1000 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 44 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 98 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 118

Total General SC ST Child
Change 44 44 36 314 98
2011 1001 1003 941 1158 1000
2001 957 959 905 844 902

Literacy

Total about 18 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 9442 are male and 8873 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0118 is 90%. 93% of male and 87% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 2%. 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 118

Total Male Female
Change 2.4% 0.8% 4.3%
2011 90% 92.9% 87.2%
2001 87.6% 92.1% 82.9%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0118 has 38% (8315) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 18% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 118

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.1% 35.4% 2.7% 61.9%
Male 58% 55.6% 2.5% 42%
Female 18.2% 15.3% 3% 81.8%