Kolkata Ward No 127, with population of about 44 thousand is Kolkata city's the 23rd most populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 44 thousand people, among them about 22 thousand (50%) are male and about 22 thousand (50%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 127 is 7%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 11 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 127

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 43,782 38,940 4,781 61 3,225
Male 21,920 19,442 2,450 28 1,625
Female 21,862 19,498 2,331 33 1,600

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 19.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 37 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 22% which is 4.6% higher than male population growth rate of 17.4%. General caste population has increased by 24.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -7.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 69.4% and child population has increased by 6.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 127

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.7% 24.1% -7.6% 69.4% 6.1%
Male 17.4% 21.5% -7.5% 21.7% 4.6%
Female 22% 26.8% -7.8% 153.8% 7.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 997 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1003, in schedule caste is 951 and in schedule tribe is 1179. There are 985 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 38 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 127

Total General SC ST Child
Change 38 42 -4 614 28
2011 997 1003 951 1179 985
2001 959 961 955 565 957

Literacy

Total about 37 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 19 thousand are male and about 18 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0127 is 92%. 94% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 127

Total Male Female
Change 2.7% 0.8% 4.8%
2011 91.8% 94.3% 89.3%
2001 89.1% 93.5% 84.5%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0127 has 38% (about 17 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 18% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 127

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.2% 33.1% 5.2% 61.8%
Male 58.8% 53.7% 5.1% 41.2%
Female 17.7% 12.4% 5.2% 82.3%