Chennai Ward No 53, with population of about 24 thousand is Chennai city's the 74th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 24 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (49%) are male and about 12 thousand (51%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 53 is 9%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 6235 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 53

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23,831 18,795 4,949 87 2,142
Male 11,720 9,233 2,437 50 1,059
Female 12,111 9,562 2,512 37 1,083

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -0.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 24 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 0.6% which is 2.5% higher than male population growth rate of -1.9%. General caste population has decreased by -1.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 1.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 210.7% and child population has decreased by -1.7% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 53

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -0.6% -1.4% 1.3% 210.7% -1.7%
Male -1.9% -3.1% 1.4% 212.5% -6%
Female 0.6% 0.2% 1.2% 208.3% 2.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1033 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1036, in schedule caste is 1031 and in schedule tribe is 740. There are 1023 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 increased by 89 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 53

Total General SC ST Child
Change 25 34 -2 -10 89
2011 1033 1036 1031 740 1023
2001 1008 1002 1033 750 934

Literacy

Total about 21 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 10 thousand are male and about 10 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0053 is 95%. 97% of male and 92% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 53

Total Male Female
Change 7.6% 5.1% 10.2%
2011 94.7% 97% 92.5%
2001 87.1% 91.9% 82.3%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0053 has 38% (9125) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% 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 17% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 53

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.3% 34.9% 3.3% 61.7%
Male 57.9% 53.8% 4.1% 42.1%
Female 19.3% 16.7% 2.6% 80.7%