Chennai Ward No 02, with population of about 67 thousand is Chennai city's the 8th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 67 thousand people, among them about 34 thousand (50%) are male and about 33 thousand (50%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 02 is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 17 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 02

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 66,897 55,422 11,315 160 7,196
Male 33,781 28,049 5,660 72 3,722
Female 33,116 27,373 5,655 88 3,474

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 32.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 50 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 34.9% which is 4.1% higher than male population growth rate of 30.8%. General caste population has increased by 30.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 46.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 95.1% and child population has increased by 23.2% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 02

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 32.8% 30.2% 46.5% 95.1% 23.2%
Male 30.8% 28.3% 43.9% 75.6% 23.9%
Female 34.9% 32.1% 49.1% 114.6% 22.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 980 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 976, in schedule caste is 999 and in schedule tribe is 1222. There are 933 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 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 02

Total General SC ST Child
Change 30 29 34 222 -12
2011 980 976 999 1222 933
2001 950 947 965 1000 945

Literacy

Total about 54 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 28 thousand are male and about 26 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0002 is 91%. 94% of male and 88% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 02

Total Male Female
Change 3.2% 1.9% 4.7%
2011 91.2% 94.5% 87.9%
2001 88% 92.6% 83.2%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0002 has 38% (about 25 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 16% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 02

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.9% 33.2% 4.7% 62.1%
Male 59.1% 53.7% 5.4% 40.9%
Female 16.3% 12.3% 4% 83.7%