Bbmp Ward No 72, with population of about 62 thousand is Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike city's the 16th most populous ward, located in Bangalore district of the state Karnataka in India.


The ward is home to about 62 thousand people, among them about 33 thousand (53%) are male and about 29 thousand (47%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bbmp Ward No 72 is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 16 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 40.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 44 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 36.2% which is -8.1% lower than male population growth rate of 44.3%. General caste population has increased by 50.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -34.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 291.9% and child population has increased by 82.1% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 883 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 875, in schedule caste is 989 and in schedule tribe is 905. There are 908 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has decreased by 53 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total about 49 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 27 thousand are male and about 22 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of BBMP WARD NO.-0072 is 89%. 92% of male and 85% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone down by 0%.

Workers profile

BBMP WARD NO.-0072 has 44% (about 27 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 24% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.