Chennai Ward No 10, with population of about 45 thousand is Chennai city's the 26th 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 22 thousand (50%) are male and about 22 thousand (50%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 10 is 12%, among them 50% are boys and 50% 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 10

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 44,747 38,737 5,945 65 5,210
Male 22,331 19,412 2,889 30 2,618
Female 22,416 19,325 3,056 35 2,592

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 16.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 39 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 17.1% which is 1.8% higher than male population growth rate of 15.3%. General caste population has increased by 11.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 62.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 6400% and child population has increased by 4.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 10

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.2% 11.1% 62.7% 6400% 4.1%
Male 15.3% 10.7% 57.2% 2900% 3.2%
Female 17.1% 11.6% 68.3% 0% 4.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1004 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 996, in schedule caste is 1058 and in schedule tribe is 1167. There are 990 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 16 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 16 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 10

Total General SC ST Child
Change 16 8 70 1167 16
2011 1004 996 1058 1167 990
2001 988 988 988 0 974

Literacy

Total about 31 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 16 thousand are male and about 15 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0010 is 78%. 83% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 10

Total Male Female
Change 9.2% 7.8% 10.7%
2011 78.3% 83.5% 73.2%
2001 69.1% 75.7% 62.5%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0010 has 37% (about 17 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 15% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 10

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.1% 33.8% 3.2% 62.9%
Male 58.8% 55% 3.8% 41.2%
Female 15.4% 12.7% 2.7% 84.6%