Chennai Ward No 05, with population of about 45 thousand is Chennai city's the 25th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 45 thousand people, among them about 23 thousand (50%) are male and about 23 thousand (50%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 05 is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 11 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 05

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 45,204 39,468 5,644 92 4,707
Male 22,583 19,719 2,814 50 2,384
Female 22,621 19,749 2,830 42 2,323

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 17.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 38 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 18.6% which is 2% higher than male population growth rate of 16.6%. General caste population has increased by 18.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 268% and child population has increased by 16.9% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 05

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.6% 18.7% 9% 268% 16.9%
Male 16.6% 17.8% 7.2% 400% 20.8%
Female 18.6% 19.7% 10.8% 180% 13.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1002 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1002, in schedule caste is 1006 and in schedule tribe is 840. There are 974 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 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 67 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 05

Total General SC ST Child
Change 17 16 32 -660 -67
2011 1002 1002 1006 840 974
2001 985 986 974 1500 1041

Literacy

Total about 35 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 18 thousand are male and about 17 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0005 is 86%. 90% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 05

Total Male Female
Change 4.1% 2.2% 6.0%
2011 86% 90.4% 81.5%
2001 81.9% 88.2% 75.5%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0005 has 38% (about 17 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 05

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38% 32.5% 5.5% 62%
Male 59.3% 53.3% 6.1% 40.7%
Female 16.6% 11.7% 4.9% 83.4%