Chennai Ward No 16, with population of about 23 thousand is Chennai city's the 72nd least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 23 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (50%) are male and about 11 thousand (50%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 16 is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 5377 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 16

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22,947 22,378 566 3 2,108
Male 11,578 11,303 273 2 1,106
Female 11,369 11,075 293 1 1,002

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -4.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 24 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -4.1% which is 0.2% higher than male population growth rate of -4.3%. General caste population has increased by 4.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -76.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -95.4% and child population has decreased by -8.3% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 16

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -4.2% 4.4% -76.9% -95.4% -8.3%
Male -4.3% 4.7% -78.4% -94.3% -7%
Female -4.1% 4.1% -75.4% -96.7% -9.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 982 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 980, in schedule caste is 1073 and in schedule tribe is 500. There are 906 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 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 28 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 16

Total General SC ST Child
Change 2 -5 132 -357 -28
2011 982 980 1073 500 906
2001 980 985 941 857 934

Literacy

Total about 19 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 9909 are male and 9243 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0016 is 92%. 95% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 16

Total Male Female
Change 9.8% 8.3% 11.4%
2011 91.9% 94.6% 89.2%
2001 82.1% 86.3% 77.8%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0016 has 37% (8508) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 17% female population are working population. 53% 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 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 16

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.1% 33.2% 3.9% 62.9%
Male 57.3% 53.2% 4.1% 42.7%
Female 16.5% 12.9% 3.7% 83.5%