Kolkata District Population, Caste, Religion Data (West Bengal) - Census 2011

Kolkata district of West Bengal has total population of 4,496,694 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 2,356,766 are males while 2,139,928 are females. In 2011 there were total 1,024,928 families residing in Kolkata district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kolkata district is 908.

Kolkata district, West Bengal

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 100% people lives in Urban areas while 0% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.3% while that in the rural areas is �%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kolkata district is 908 while that of Rural areas is �.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kolkata district is 339323 which is 8% of the total population. There are 175564 male children and 163759 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kolkata is 933 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (908) of Kolkata district.

The total literacy rate of Kolkata district is 86.31%. The male literacy rate is 81.76% and the female literacy rate is 77.63% in Kolkata district.

Population
4,496,694
Literacy
86.31%
Sex Ratio
908

To facilitate the administration, Kolkata district is further divided into 1 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Kolkata Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kolkata district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 339,323 175,564 163,759
Literacy 86.31% 81.76% 77.63%
Scheduled Caste 241,932 128,053 113,879
Scheduled Tribe 10,684 5,729 4,955
Illiterate 908,557 429,851 478,706

Caste-wise Population - Kolkata district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Kolkata district of West Bengal.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 241,932 128,053 113,879
Schedule Tribe 10,684 5,729 4,955

Religion-wise Population - Kolkata district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,440,290 (76.51%) 1,792,575 1,647,715
Muslim 926,414 (20.6%) 497,993 428,421
Christian 39,758 (0.88%) 19,200 20,558
Sikh 13,849 (0.31%) 7,327 6,522
Buddhist 4,771 (0.11%) 2,423 2,348
Jain 21,178 (0.47%) 10,508 10,670
Other Religion 1,452 (0.03%) 742 710
No Religion Specified 48,982 (1.09%) 25,998 22,984

Literacy Rate - Kolkata district

The total literacy rate of Kolkata district was 86.31% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 76.26% of West Bengal. Population-wise, out of total 3,588,137 literates, males were 1,926,915 while females were 1,661,222. Also the male literacy rate was 88.34% and the female literacy rate was 84.06% in Kolkata district.

  Kolkata district West Bengal
Female 84.06% 70.54%
Male 88.34% 81.69%
Total 86.31% 76.26%

Sex Ratio - Kolkata district

The Sex Ratio of Kolkata district is 908 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 908 females in Kolkata district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 933 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 908 ) of Kolkata district.


Population Density - Kolkata district

The total area of Kolkata district is 185 km2. Thus the density of Kolkata district is 24,306 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 185 sq. km. area is under urban region while 0 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kolkata district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kolkata, 100% people lived in urban regions while 0% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 4,496,694 out of which 2,356,766 were males while remaining 2,139,928 were females. In rural areas of Kolkata, male population was 0 while female population was 0.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kolkata was 908 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kolkata was 933 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kolkata were 339,323 which is 7.55% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kolkata was � females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kolkata was � girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kolkata for urban regions was 86.31 percent in which males were 88.34% literate while female literacy stood at 84.06%. The total literate population of Kolkata was 3,588,137. Similarly in rural areas of Kolkata, the average literacy rate was � percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at �% and �% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kolkata were 0.

Rural Urban
Population % 0% 100%
Total population 0 4,496,694
Male population 0 2,356,766
Female population 0 2,139,928
Sex ratio 908
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 933
Child population 0 339,323
Literates 0 3,588,137
Average literacy �% 86.31%
Male literacy �% 88.34%
Female literacy �% 84.06%

Child Population - Kolkata district

According to Census 2011, there were 339,323 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kolkata district. Out of which 175,564 were male while 163,759 were female.


Working Population - Kolkata district

In Kolkata district out of total population, 1,795,740 were engaged in work activities. 87.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,795,740 workers engaged in Main Work, 7,413 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 8,903 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,576,419 1,294,266 282,153
Cultivators 7,413 4,702 2,711
Agriculture Labourer 8,903 6,767 2,136
Household Industries 53,463 41,487 11,976
Other Workers 1,506,640 1,241,310 265,330
Marginal Workers 219,321 118,200 101,121
Non Working 2,700,954 944,300 1,756,654

Kolkata district Map


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