Kolkata Ward No 138, with population of about 29 thousand is Kolkata city's the 70th least populous ward, located in Kolkata district of the state West Bengal in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 29 thousand people, among them about 16 thousand (54%) are male and about 13 thousand (46%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 138 is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 4629 households in the ward and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 138

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28,858 28,829 29 0 3,575
Male 15,581 15,567 14 0 1,815
Female 13,277 13,262 15 0 1,760

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -16.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 35 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -11% which is 10.3% higher than male population growth rate of -21.3%. General caste population has decreased by -16.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -70.7% and child population has decreased by -46.8% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 138

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -16.9% -16.7% -70.7% -100% -46.8%
Male -21.3% -21.2% -74.1% -100% -46.9%
Female -11% -10.8% -66.7% -100% -46.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 852 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 852, in schedule caste is 1071. There are 970 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 99 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 138

Total General SC ST Child
Change 99 99 238 -600 2
2011 852 852 1071 0 970
2001 753 753 833 600 968

Literacy

Total about 20 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 11 thousand are male and 8751 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0138 is 79%. 81% of male and 76% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 20%. Male literacy has gone up by 18% and female literacy rate has gone up by 24%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 138

Total Male Female
Change 20.2% 17.8% 23.9%
2011 78.7% 80.9% 76%
2001 58.5% 63.1% 52.1%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0138 has 37% (about 11 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 10% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 138

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.4% 33.9% 3.5% 62.6%
Male 61% 57.8% 3.2% 39%
Female 9.6% 5.8% 3.8% 90.4%