Chennai Ward No 24, with population of about 21 thousand is Chennai city's the 60th least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 21 thousand people, among them about 11 thousand (50%) are male and about 10 thousand (50%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 24 is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 4476 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 24

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21,002 18,483 2,511 8 2,097
Male 10,531 9,388 1,141 2 1,043
Female 10,471 9,095 1,370 6 1,054

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 21.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 17 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 30.1% which is 16.6% higher than male population growth rate of 13.5%. General caste population has increased by 14%; Schedule caste population has increased by 126.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by 0% and child population has increased by 19.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 24

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.2% 14% 126.4% 0% 19.1%
Male 13.5% 7.8% 100.5% 0% 12%
Female 30.1% 21.3% 153.7% 0% 27.1%

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 969, in schedule caste is 1201 and in schedule tribe is 3000. There are 1011 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 127 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 121 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 24

Total General SC ST Child
Change 127 108 252 0 121
2011 994 969 1201 3000 1011
2001 867 861 949 3000 890

Literacy

Total about 17 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 8835 are male and 8337 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0024 is 91%. 93% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 24

Total Male Female
Change 3.5% 2.0% 5.7%
2011 90.8% 93.1% 88.5%
2001 87.3% 91.1% 82.8%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0024 has 34% (7185) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 12% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 24

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.2% 31.3% 2.9% 65.8%
Male 55.9% 53.2% 2.7% 44.1%
Female 12.4% 9.2% 3.2% 87.6%