Chennai Ward No 56, with population of about 38 thousand is Chennai city's the 31st most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 38 thousand people, among them about 19 thousand (49%) are male and about 19 thousand (51%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 56 is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 9854 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 56

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 38,123 31,759 6,288 76 3,699
Male 18,860 15,746 3,073 41 1,856
Female 19,263 16,013 3,215 35 1,843

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 17.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 32 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 20.8% which is 6.8% higher than male population growth rate of 14%. General caste population has increased by 13.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 42.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 660% and child population has increased by 15% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 56

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.3% 13.2% 42.2% 660% 15%
Male 14% 10% 38% 583.3% 15.4%
Female 20.8% 16.4% 46.5% 775% 14.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1021 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1017, in schedule caste is 1046 and in schedule tribe is 854. There are 993 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 57 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 56

Total General SC ST Child
Change 57 56 60 187 -8
2011 1021 1017 1046 854 993
2001 964 961 986 667 1001

Literacy

Total about 32 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 16 thousand are male and about 16 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0056 is 93%. 96% of male and 90% 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 56

Total Male Female
Change 6.0% 4.8% 7.4%
2011 93.3% 96.4% 90.2%
2001 87.3% 91.6% 82.8%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0056 has 38% (about 14 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 18% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% 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 56

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.9% 34.7% 3.2% 62.1%
Male 58% 54.6% 3.4% 42%
Female 18.2% 15.2% 3.1% 81.8%