Chennai Ward No 37, with population of about 26 thousand is Chennai city's the 59th 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 (49%) are male and about 13 thousand (51%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 37 is 8%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 7064 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 37

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26,491 24,317 2,130 44 2,104
Male 13,110 12,043 1,044 23 1,069
Female 13,381 12,274 1,086 21 1,035

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 16.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 23 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 18.6% which is 3.7% higher than male population growth rate of 14.9%. General caste population has increased by 13.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 71.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 528.6% and child population has increased by 8% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 37

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.7% 13.4% 71.4% 528.6% 8%
Male 14.9% 11.5% 72% 1050% 7.8%
Female 18.6% 15.3% 70.8% 320% 8.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1021 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1019, in schedule caste is 1040 and in schedule tribe is 913. There are 968 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 32 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 4 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 37

Total General SC ST Child
Change 32 33 -8 -1587 4
2011 1021 1019 1040 913 968
2001 989 986 1048 2500 964

Literacy

Total about 23 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 12 thousand are male and about 12 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0037 is 95%. 97% of male and 93% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 37

Total Male Female
Change 2.1% 1.0% 3.1%
2011 95.4% 97.3% 93.4%
2001 93.3% 96.3% 90.3%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0037 has 40% (about 11 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 21% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 37

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.9% 34.7% 5.2% 60.1%
Male 59.4% 53.7% 5.8% 40.6%
Female 20.8% 16.1% 4.7% 79.2%