Kolkata Ward No 126, with population of about 32 thousand is Kolkata city's the 59th most populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 32 thousand people, among them about 16 thousand (50%) are male and about 16 thousand (50%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 126 is 6%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 8247 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 126

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 31,631 29,343 2,203 85 1,983
Male 15,756 14,583 1,131 42 1,019
Female 15,875 14,760 1,072 43 964

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 16.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 27 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 15.9% which is -0.5% lower than male population growth rate of 16.4%. General caste population has increased by 16.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.5%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -18.3% and child population has decreased by 0% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 126

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.1% 16.6% 12.5% -18.3% 0%
Male 16.4% 16.7% 15.3% -22.2% -2.1%
Female 15.9% 16.4% 9.6% -14% 2.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1008 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1012, in schedule caste is 948 and in schedule tribe is 1024. There are 946 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has decreased by 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 41 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 126

Total General SC ST Child
Change -5 -2 -49 98 41
2011 1008 1012 948 1024 946
2001 1013 1014 997 926 905

Literacy

Total about 28 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 14 thousand are male and about 14 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0126 is 94%. 96% of male and 92% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 126

Total Male Female
Change 1.0% -0.2% 2.2%
2011 93.8% 95.6% 92%
2001 92.8% 95.8% 89.8%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0126 has 38% (about 12 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 17% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 126

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.6% 33.4% 4.2% 62.4%
Male 58.5% 54.1% 4.4% 41.5%
Female 16.8% 12.8% 4% 83.2%