Chennai Ward No 12, with population of about 16 thousand is Chennai city's the 22nd least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 16 thousand people, among them 7999 (49%) are male and 8255 (51%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 12 is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 3880 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 12

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16,254 15,695 547 12 1,761
Male 7,999 7,743 250 6 897
Female 8,255 7,952 297 6 864

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -4.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 17 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -4.3% which is 1% higher than male population growth rate of -5.3%. General caste population has decreased by -5.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 40.3% and child population has decreased by -10.8% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 12

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -4.8% -5.9% 40.3% 0% -10.8%
Male -5.3% -6.4% 42% 0% -9.3%
Female -4.3% -5.5% 38.8% 0% -12.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1032 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1027, in schedule caste is 1188 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 963 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 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 34 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 12

Total General SC ST Child
Change 11 10 -28 1000 -34
2011 1032 1027 1188 1000 963
2001 1021 1017 1216 0 997

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 6315 are male and 5899 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0012 is 84%. 89% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 12

Total Male Female
Change 9.3% 8.3% 10.3%
2011 84.3% 88.9% 79.8%
2001 75% 80.6% 69.5%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0012 has 37% (6064) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 15% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% 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 12

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.3% 34.2% 3.2% 62.7%
Male 60% 57.5% 2.5% 40%
Female 15.3% 11.5% 3.8% 84.7%