Chennai Ward No 09, with population of about 20 thousand is Chennai city's the 55th least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 20 thousand people, among them about 10 thousand (50%) are male and about 10 thousand (50%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 09 is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 5059 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 09

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20,306 19,884 422 0 1,948
Male 10,184 9,970 214 0 1,005
Female 10,122 9,914 208 0 943

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 5.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 19 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 7.1% which is 3.7% higher than male population growth rate of 3.4%. General caste population has increased by 4.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 101.9% and child population has decreased by -0.5% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 09

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.2% 4.2% 101.9% -100% -0.5%
Male 3.4% 2.4% 96.3% -100% 5.3%
Female 7.1% 6.1% 108% -100% -6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 994 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 994, in schedule caste is 972. There are 938 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 35 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 113 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 09

Total General SC ST Child
Change 35 34 55 -1500 -113
2011 994 994 972 0 938
2001 959 960 917 1500 1051

Literacy

Total about 17 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 8780 are male and 8159 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0009 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 09

Total Male Female
Change 3.7% 2.4% 5.3%
2011 92.3% 95.7% 88.9%
2001 88.6% 93.3% 83.6%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0009 has 41% (8347) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 18% female population are working population. 59% 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 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 09

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.1% 35.6% 5.5% 58.9%
Male 64.2% 58.9% 5.3% 35.8%
Female 17.9% 12.3% 5.6% 82.1%