Chennai Ward No 51, with population of about 46 thousand is Chennai city's the 24th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 46 thousand people, among them about 23 thousand (50%) are male and about 23 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 51 is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 11 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 51

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 46,250 40,640 5,471 139 4,779
Male 22,896 20,161 2,661 74 2,454
Female 23,354 20,479 2,810 65 2,325

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 4.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 44 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 6.2% which is 3.5% higher than male population growth rate of 2.7%. General caste population has increased by 2.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -4.1% and child population has increased by 0.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 51

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4.5% 2.8% 18.8% -4.1% 0.1%
Male 2.7% 1.4% 14% 2.8% 2.5%
Female 6.2% 4.3% 23.6% -11% -2.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1020 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1016, in schedule caste is 1056 and in schedule tribe is 878. There are 947 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 47 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 51

Total General SC ST Child
Change 34 29 82 -136 -47
2011 1020 1016 1056 878 947
2001 986 987 974 1014 994

Literacy

Total about 37 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 19 thousand are male and about 18 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0051 is 90%. 94% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 51

Total Male Female
Change 5.2% 4.5% 6.1%
2011 89.8% 94.1% 85.7%
2001 84.6% 89.6% 79.6%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0051 has 36% (about 17 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 15% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 51

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.9% 32.4% 3.5% 64.1%
Male 57.4% 53.2% 4.2% 42.6%
Female 14.8% 11.9% 2.9% 85.2%