Kolkata Ward No 137, with population of about 19 thousand is Kolkata city's the 21st least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 19 thousand people, among them about 11 thousand (54%) are male and 8878 (46%) are female. 99% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 137 is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 3373 households in the ward and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 137

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19,385 19,278 73 34 2,318
Male 10,507 10,451 34 22 1,235
Female 8,878 8,827 39 12 1,083

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -3.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 20 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -1.5% which is 3.2% higher than male population growth rate of -4.7%. General caste population has decreased by -3.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -9.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 100% and child population has decreased by -15.3% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 137

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -3.2% -3.3% -9.9% 100% -15.3%
Male -4.7% -4.6% -33.3% 83.3% -12.8%
Female -1.5% -1.7% 30% 140% -18%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 845 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 845, in schedule caste is 1147 and in schedule tribe is 545. There are 877 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 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 55 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 137

Total General SC ST Child
Change 27 26 559 128 -55
2011 845 845 1147 545 877
2001 818 819 588 417 932

Literacy

Total about 14 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 7584 are male and 5927 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0137 is 79%. 82% of male and 76% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 137

Total Male Female
Change 14.7% 12.2% 17.8%
2011 79.2% 81.8% 76%
2001 64.5% 69.6% 58.2%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0137 has 32% (6243) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 8% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 137

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.2% 27.7% 4.5% 67.8%
Male 52.9% 46.7% 6.2% 47.1%
Female 7.7% 5.1% 2.6% 92.3%