Chennai Ward No 03, with population of about 53 thousand is Chennai city's the 17th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 53 thousand people, among them about 27 thousand (51%) are male and about 26 thousand (49%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 03 is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 13 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 03

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 52,995 50,406 2,568 21 6,326
Male 26,804 25,501 1,292 11 3,279
Female 26,191 24,905 1,276 10 3,047

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 22.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 43 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 24.2% which is 2.5% higher than male population growth rate of 21.7%. General caste population has increased by 21.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 59.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 16.7% and child population has increased by 5.7% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 03

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.9% 21.5% 59.5% 16.7% 5.7%
Male 21.7% 20.2% 61.7% 57.1% 9.8%
Female 24.2% 22.9% 57.3% -9.1% 1.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 977 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 977, in schedule caste is 988 and in schedule tribe is 909. There are 929 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 20 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 74 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 03

Total General SC ST Child
Change 20 22 -27 -662 -74
2011 977 977 988 909 929
2001 957 955 1015 1571 1003

Literacy

Total about 40 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 21 thousand are male and about 19 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0003 is 86%. 90% of male and 81% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 03

Total Male Female
Change 7.3% 4.9% 10.0%
2011 86% 90.4% 81.4%
2001 78.7% 85.5% 71.4%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0003 has 37% (about 19 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 12% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 03

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.7% 34.4% 2.3% 63.3%
Male 60.5% 57.8% 2.6% 39.5%
Female 12.3% 10.4% 1.9% 87.7%