Chennai Ward No 58, with population of about 31 thousand is Chennai city's the 51st most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 31 thousand people, among them about 15 thousand (50%) are male and about 15 thousand (50%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 58 is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 7542 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 58

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 30,577 24,784 5,685 108 2,951
Male 15,172 12,313 2,809 50 1,485
Female 15,405 12,471 2,876 58 1,466

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -14.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 36 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -12.7% which is 4.2% higher than male population growth rate of -16.9%. General caste population has decreased by -18.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 620% and child population has decreased by -22.7% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 58

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -14.8% -18.8% 6.1% 620% -22.7%
Male -16.9% -20.7% 2.8% 525% -25%
Female -12.7% -16.9% 9.6% 728.6% -20.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1015 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1013, in schedule caste is 1024 and in schedule tribe is 1160. There are 987 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 49 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 59 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 58

Total General SC ST Child
Change 49 46 64 285 59
2011 1015 1013 1024 1160 987
2001 966 967 960 875 928

Literacy

Total about 24 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 12 thousand are male and about 12 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0058 is 87%. 89% of male and 84% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 58

Total Male Female
Change 5.1% 3.3% 7.1%
2011 86.6% 89.4% 83.8%
2001 81.5% 86.1% 76.7%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0058 has 37% (about 11 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 20% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 58

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.1% 33.1% 3.9% 62.9%
Male 54.7% 50.3% 4.4% 45.3%
Female 19.7% 16.2% 3.5% 80.3%