Chennai Ward No 50, with population of about 52 thousand is Chennai city's the 19th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 52 thousand people, among them about 26 thousand (50%) are male and about 26 thousand (50%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 50 is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 13 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 50

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 51,527 47,743 3,629 155 4,739
Male 25,678 23,766 1,831 81 2,446
Female 25,849 23,977 1,798 74 2,293

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 18.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 43 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 20.8% which is 4.1% higher than male population growth rate of 16.7%. General caste population has increased by 15.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 74.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 229.8% and child population has increased by 10% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 50

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.7% 15.7% 74.1% 229.8% 10%
Male 16.7% 13.5% 77.8% 268.2% 12.9%
Female 20.8% 18% 70.6% 196% 6.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1007 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1009, in schedule caste is 982 and in schedule tribe is 914. There are 937 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 34 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 53 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 50

Total General SC ST Child
Change 34 39 -41 -222 -53
2011 1007 1009 982 914 937
2001 973 970 1023 1136 990

Literacy

Total about 44 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 23 thousand are male and about 22 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0050 is 95%. 97% of male and 92% 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 50

Total Male Female
Change 2.0% 1.1% 3.0%
2011 94.7% 97.3% 92.1%
2001 92.7% 96.2% 89.1%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0050 has 39% (about 20 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 19% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 50

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.9% 34.8% 4.1% 61.1%
Male 58.8% 54.3% 4.5% 41.2%
Female 19.1% 15.5% 3.6% 80.9%