Chennai Ward No 52, with population of about 23 thousand is Chennai city's the 75th least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 23 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (50%) are male and about 12 thousand (50%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 52 is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 5916 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 52

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23,233 16,903 6,167 163 2,144
Male 11,610 8,451 3,078 81 1,119
Female 11,623 8,452 3,089 82 1,025

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 9.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 21 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 10.6% which is 2.8% higher than male population growth rate of 7.8%. General caste population has increased by 3.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 31.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -46.2% and child population has increased by 9.7% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 52

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.2% 3.7% 31.7% -46.2% 9.7%
Male 7.8% 2% 31.6% -44.9% 12%
Female 10.6% 5.5% 31.8% -47.4% 7.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1001 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1000, in schedule caste is 1004 and in schedule tribe is 1012. There are 916 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 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 41 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 52

Total General SC ST Child
Change 25 33 2 -49 -41
2011 1001 1000 1004 1012 916
2001 976 967 1002 1061 957

Literacy

Total about 20 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 10 thousand are male and 9644 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0052 is 94%. 97% of male and 91% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 52

Total Male Female
Change 4.4% 2.8% 5.9%
2011 94.1% 97.1% 91%
2001 89.7% 94.3% 85.1%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0052 has 38% (8748) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 18% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 52

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.7% 32.8% 4.8% 62.3%
Male 57.2% 52.2% 5% 42.8%
Female 18.1% 13.5% 4.6% 81.9%