Chennai Ward No 22, with population of about 26 thousand is Chennai city's the 61st most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 26 thousand people, among them about 13 thousand (50%) are male and about 13 thousand (50%) are female. 51% of the whole population are from general caste, 48% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 22 is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 5714 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 22

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26,177 13,444 12,673 60 2,589
Male 12,962 6,725 6,206 31 1,342
Female 13,215 6,719 6,467 29 1,247

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -5.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 28 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -3% which is 4.9% higher than male population growth rate of -7.9%. General caste population has decreased by -30.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 50.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 27.7% and child population has decreased by -4.4% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 22

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -5.5% -30.2% 50.8% 27.7% -4.4%
Male -7.9% -31.1% 44.5% 47.6% -3.2%
Female -3% -29.1% 57.4% 11.5% -5.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1020 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 999, in schedule caste is 1042 and in schedule tribe is 935. There are 929 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 53 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 26 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 22

Total General SC ST Child
Change 53 28 85 -303 -26
2011 1020 999 1042 935 929
2001 967 971 957 1238 955

Literacy

Total about 21 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 11 thousand are male and 9990 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0022 is 88%. 93% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 20%. Male literacy has gone up by 21% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 22

Total Male Female
Change 20.4% 20.6% 20.6%
2011 88.1% 92.9% 83.5%
2001 67.7% 72.3% 62.9%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0022 has 38% (9881) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 19% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 22

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.7% 29.8% 7.9% 62.3%
Male 56.8% 47.3% 9.5% 43.2%
Female 19.1% 12.6% 6.4% 80.9%