Kolkata Ward No 129, with population of about 40 thousand is Kolkata city's the 33rd most populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 40 thousand people, among them about 20 thousand (50%) are male and about 20 thousand (50%) are female. 96% 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 129 is 7%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 10 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 129

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 39,654 38,234 1,261 159 2,686
Male 19,797 19,055 667 75 1,401
Female 19,857 19,179 594 84 1,285

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 1.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 39 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 4.4% which is 5.2% higher than male population growth rate of -0.8%. General caste population has increased by 3.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -30.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 19.5% and child population has decreased by -16.6% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 129

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1.8% 3.3% -30.2% 19.5% -16.6%
Male -0.8% 0.6% -28.8% 5.6% -14%
Female 4.4% 6.1% -31.7% 35.5% -19.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1003 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1007, in schedule caste is 891 and in schedule tribe is 1120. There are 917 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 50 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 60 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 129

Total General SC ST Child
Change 50 53 -37 247 -60
2011 1003 1007 891 1120 917
2001 953 954 928 873 977

Literacy

Total about 34 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 18 thousand are male and about 17 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0129 is 93%. 95% of male and 90% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 129

Total Male Female
Change 2.9% 1.5% 4.5%
2011 92.6% 95.2% 89.9%
2001 89.7% 93.7% 85.4%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0129 has 39% (about 15 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 18% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 129

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.6% 32.3% 6.3% 61.4%
Male 58.9% 52.8% 6.1% 41.1%
Female 18.3% 11.9% 6.4% 81.7%