Kolkata Ward No 120, with population of about 20 thousand is Kolkata city's the 23rd least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 20 thousand people, among them 9662 (49%) are male and about 10 thousand (51%) 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 120 is 6%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 5249 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 120

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19,710 19,133 534 43 1,151
Male 9,662 9,370 270 22 595
Female 10,048 9,763 264 21 556

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -10% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 22 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -7% which is 5.9% higher than male population growth rate of -12.9%. General caste population has decreased by -10.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -3.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -15.7% and child population has decreased by -20.9% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 120

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -10% -10.2% -3.4% -15.7% -20.9%
Male -12.9% -13.2% -3.9% -12% -21.5%
Female -7% -7.1% -2.9% -19.2% -20.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1040 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1042, in schedule caste is 978 and in schedule tribe is 955. There are 934 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 66 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 13 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 120

Total General SC ST Child
Change 66 68 10 -85 13
2011 1040 1042 978 955 934
2001 974 974 968 1040 921

Literacy

Total about 17 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 8564 are male and 8538 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0120 is 92%. 94% of male and 90% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 120

Total Male Female
Change 4.7% 2.4% 7.4%
2011 92.1% 94.5% 89.9%
2001 87.4% 92.1% 82.5%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0120 has 39% (7701) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 20% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 120

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.1% 36% 3.1% 60.9%
Male 59.4% 56.2% 3.1% 40.6%
Female 19.6% 16.6% 3% 80.4%