Chennai Ward No 27, with population of about 24 thousand is Chennai city's the 73rd most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 24 thousand people, among them about 13 thousand (52%) are male and about 12 thousand (48%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 27 is 11%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 5202 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 27

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24,426 18,783 5,536 107 2,667
Male 12,806 9,939 2,809 58 1,334
Female 11,620 8,844 2,727 49 1,333

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 35.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 18 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 43.2% which is 13.6% higher than male population growth rate of 29.6%. General caste population has increased by 35.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 34.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 167.5% and child population has increased by 44.2% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 27

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 35.7% 35.7% 34.4% 167.5% 44.2%
Male 29.6% 27.9% 34.3% 132% 34.9%
Female 43.2% 45.7% 34.4% 226.7% 54.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 907 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 890, in schedule caste is 971 and in schedule tribe is 845. There are 999 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 86 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 128 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 27

Total General SC ST Child
Change 86 108 1 245 128
2011 907 890 971 845 999
2001 821 782 970 600 871

Literacy

Total about 19 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 10 thousand are male and 8457 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0027 is 87%. 91% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 15% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 27

Total Male Female
Change 16.0% 14.6% 18.2%
2011 86.8% 90.9% 82.2%
2001 70.8% 76.3% 64%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0027 has 40% (9677) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 16% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 27

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.6% 33.3% 6.3% 60.4%
Male 60.9% 54.3% 6.7% 39.1%
Female 16.1% 10.2% 5.9% 83.9%