Kolkata Ward No 123, with population of about 35 thousand is Kolkata city's the 46th most populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 35 thousand people, among them about 18 thousand (50%) are male and about 18 thousand (50%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 123 is 6%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 9425 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 123

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 35,386 33,351 1,807 228 2,174
Male 17,727 16,689 932 106 1,126
Female 17,659 16,662 875 122 1,048

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 15.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 31 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 18.8% which is 5.9% higher than male population growth rate of 12.9%. General caste population has increased by 20.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -30.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 5.6% and child population has decreased by -7.4% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 123

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.8% 20.1% -30.2% 5.6% -7.4%
Male 12.9% 16.9% -29.6% 2.9% -8.7%
Female 18.8% 23.5% -30.7% 8% -5.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 996 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 998, in schedule caste is 939 and in schedule tribe is 1151. There are 931 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 49 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 28 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 123

Total General SC ST Child
Change 49 53 -15 54 28
2011 996 998 939 1151 931
2001 947 945 954 1097 903

Literacy

Total about 31 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 16 thousand are male and about 15 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0123 is 93%. 96% of male and 91% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 123

Total Male Female
Change 3.5% 2.6% 4.6%
2011 93.4% 95.7% 91.2%
2001 89.9% 93.1% 86.6%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0123 has 38% (about 14 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 19% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 123

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.4% 34% 4.3% 61.6%
Male 57.8% 53.6% 4.2% 42.2%
Female 18.8% 14.3% 4.5% 81.2%