Kolkata Ward No 140, with population of about 31 thousand is Kolkata city's the 64th 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 16 thousand (53%) are male and about 14 thousand (47%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kolkata Ward No 140 is 13%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 5004 households in the ward and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 140

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 30,504 28,737 1,730 37 3,889
Male 16,074 15,181 876 17 1,961
Female 14,430 13,556 854 20 1,928

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 2.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 30 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 5.9% which is 5.5% higher than male population growth rate of 0.4%. General caste population has increased by 2.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.2% and child population has increased by 1.9% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 140

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2.9% 2.4% 10.2% 0% 1.9%
Male 0.4% -0.1% 8.8% 0% 1%
Female 5.9% 5.4% 11.6% 0% 2.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 898 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 893, in schedule caste is 975 and in schedule tribe is 1176. There are 983 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 47 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 17 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 140

Total General SC ST Child
Change 47 47 25 1176 17
2011 898 893 975 1176 983
2001 851 846 950 0 966

Literacy

Total about 21 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 12 thousand are male and 9575 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kolkata WARD NO.-0140 is 80%. 83% of male and 77% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kolkata Ward No 140

Total Male Female
Change 5.7% 3.7% 8.3%
2011 79.9% 82.9% 76.6%
2001 74.2% 79.2% 68.3%

Workers profile

Kolkata WARD NO.-0140 has 38% (about 12 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 11% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kolkata Ward No 140

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.5% 32.6% 5.9% 61.5%
Male 62.8% 57.5% 5.3% 37.2%
Female 11.4% 4.8% 6.6% 88.6%