Kolkata Ward No 131, with population of about 31 thousand is Kolkata city's the 63rd most populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 31 thousand people, among them about 15 thousand (50%) are male and about 15 thousand (50%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 131 is 6%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 8284 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 131

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 30,911 29,504 1,285 122 1,951
Male 15,480 14,785 628 67 991
Female 15,431 14,719 657 55 960

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 2.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 30 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 5% which is 4.7% higher than male population growth rate of 0.3%. General caste population has increased by 2.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -2.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 62.7% and child population has decreased by -13.9% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 131

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2.6% 2.7% -2.7% 62.7% -13.9%
Male 0.3% 0.6% -9.5% 59.5% -13.2%
Female 5% 4.8% 5% 66.7% -14.6%

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 996, in schedule caste is 1046 and in schedule tribe is 821. There are 969 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 45 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 15 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 131

Total General SC ST Child
Change 45 41 144 35 -15
2011 997 996 1046 821 969
2001 952 955 902 786 984

Literacy

Total about 27 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 14 thousand are male and about 13 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0131 is 93%. 95% 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 -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 131

Total Male Female
Change 1.1% -0.6% 2.9%
2011 93.5% 95.4% 91.5%
2001 92.4% 96% 88.6%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0131 has 39% (about 12 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 19% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 131

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.6% 33.2% 5.4% 61.4%
Male 58.2% 53.2% 5% 41.8%
Female 19% 13.3% 5.7% 81%