Chennai Ward No 54, with population of about 39 thousand is Chennai city's the 30th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 39 thousand people, among them about 19 thousand (50%) are male and about 20 thousand (50%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 54 is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 10 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 54

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 39,058 33,369 5,527 162 3,827
Male 19,355 16,500 2,775 80 1,956
Female 19,703 16,869 2,752 82 1,871

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 9.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 36 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 10.4% which is 2.3% higher than male population growth rate of 8.1%. General caste population has increased by 7.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 54.3% and child population has increased by 8.9% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 54

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.3% 7.9% 17.1% 54.3% 8.9%
Male 8.1% 6.6% 16.6% 53.8% 9.4%
Female 10.4% 9.2% 17.6% 54.7% 8.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1018 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1022, in schedule caste is 992 and in schedule tribe is 1025. There are 957 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 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 8 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 54

Total General SC ST Child
Change 22 24 8 6 -8
2011 1018 1022 992 1025 957
2001 996 998 984 1019 965

Literacy

Total about 33 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 17 thousand are male and about 16 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0054 is 94%. 97% of male and 91% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 54

Total Male Female
Change 5.4% 3.3% 7.6%
2011 93.8% 96.5% 91.2%
2001 88.4% 93.2% 83.6%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0054 has 38% (about 15 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 18% female population are working population. 55% 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 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 54

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.3% 34.8% 3.5% 61.7%
Male 59.4% 55.2% 4.2% 40.6%
Female 17.6% 14.8% 2.8% 82.4%