Chennai Ward No 01, with population of about 77 thousand is Chennai city's the 5th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 77 thousand people, among them about 39 thousand (51%) are male and about 38 thousand (49%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 01 is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 19 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 01

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 76,760 69,642 7,010 108 8,209
Male 38,805 35,211 3,536 58 4,292
Female 37,955 34,431 3,474 50 3,917

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 33% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 58 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 34.2% which is 2.4% higher than male population growth rate of 31.8%. General caste population has increased by 30.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 56.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 134.8% and child population has increased by 30.7% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 01

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 33% 30.9% 56.6% 134.8% 30.7%
Male 31.8% 29.7% 55.7% 176.2% 37.3%
Female 34.2% 32.2% 57.5% 100% 24.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 978 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 978, in schedule caste is 982 and in schedule tribe is 862. There are 913 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 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 96 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 01

Total General SC ST Child
Change 18 19 11 -328 -96
2011 978 978 982 862 913
2001 960 959 971 1190 1009

Literacy

Total about 63 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 33 thousand are male and about 30 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0001 is 92%. 96% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 01

Total Male Female
Change 3.8% 2.4% 5.5%
2011 92.4% 95.7% 89.1%
2001 88.6% 93.3% 83.6%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0001 has 38% (about 29 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 17% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 01

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.1% 32.6% 5.5% 61.9%
Male 59% 52.5% 6.5% 41%
Female 16.9% 12.3% 4.6% 83.1%