Chennai Ward No 29, with population of about 19 thousand is Chennai city's the 46th least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 19 thousand people, among them about 10 thousand (52%) are male and 9243 (48%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 29 is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 3967 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 29

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19,415 18,239 1,172 4 1,705
Male 10,172 9,588 583 1 888
Female 9,243 8,651 589 3 817

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 15.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 17 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 16.4% which is 1.2% higher than male population growth rate of 15.2%. General caste population has increased by 21%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -30.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -20% and child population has increased by 3.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 29

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.8% 21% -30.9% -20% 3.1%
Male 15.2% 19.9% -30.1% -50% 4.2%
Female 16.4% 22.3% -31.6% 0% 1.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 909 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 902, in schedule caste is 1010 and in schedule tribe is 3000. There are 920 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 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 21 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 29

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 17 -22 1500 -21
2011 909 902 1010 3000 920
2001 899 885 1032 1500 941

Literacy

Total about 16 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 8778 are male and 7348 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0029 is 91%. 95% of male and 87% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 29

Total Male Female
Change 8.4% 7.5% 9.2%
2011 91.1% 94.5% 87.2%
2001 82.7% 87% 78%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0029 has 35% (6854) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 13% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 29

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.3% 30.2% 5.1% 64.7%
Male 55.4% 49% 6.3% 44.6%
Female 13.2% 9.5% 3.8% 86.8%