Kolkata District Population, Caste, Religion Data (West Bengal) - Census 2011
Kolkata district of West Bengal has a 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 a total 1,024,928 families residing in Kolkata district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kolkata district is 908.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 100% people live in Urban areas while 0% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.3% while that in rural areas is NaN%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kolkata district is 908 while that of Rural areas is NaN.
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.
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.
|Children (Age 0-6)||339,323||175,564||163,759|
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.
Religion-wise Population - Kolkata district
|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|
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 urban population was 4,496,694 out of which 2,356,766 were males while the remaining 2,139,928 were females. In rural areas of Kolkata, male population was 0 while the 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 NaN females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kolkata was NaN 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 NaN percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at NaN% and NaN% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kolkata were 0.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||NaN||933|
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 labourers.
Nearby Districts from Kolkata
Below are the list of Districts near Kolkata district in West Bengal.
|South Twenty Four Parganas district population||8,161,961|
|Haora district population||4,850,029|
|Paschim Medinipur district population||5,913,457|
|Puruliya district population||2,930,115|
|Purba Medinipur district population||5,095,875|
|Bankura district population||3,596,674|
|Hugli district population||5,519,145|
|North Twenty Four Parganas district population||10,009,781|
|Nadia district population||5,167,600|
|Barddhaman district population||7,717,563|
Kolkata district Map
- Census 2011 Data - censusindia.gov.in
- Kolkata, West Bengal - Wikipedia