Chennai Ward No 59, with population of about 24 thousand is Chennai city's the 78th least 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 (50%) are male and about 12 thousand (50%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 59 is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 6178 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 59

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23,595 20,132 3,436 27 2,284
Male 11,688 10,008 1,667 13 1,167
Female 11,907 10,124 1,769 14 1,117

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 11% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 21 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 12.3% which is 2.6% higher than male population growth rate of 9.7%. General caste population has decreased by -2.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 398%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 285.7% and child population has increased by 17.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 59

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11% -2.1% 398% 285.7% 17.1%
Male 9.7% -3% 394.7% 225% 19%
Female 12.3% -1.2% 401.1% 366.7% 15.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1019 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1012, in schedule caste is 1061 and in schedule tribe is 1077. 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 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 32 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 59

Total General SC ST Child
Change 24 19 14 327 -32
2011 1019 1012 1061 1077 957
2001 995 993 1047 750 989

Literacy

Total about 19 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 9822 are male and 9121 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0059 is 89%. 93% of male and 85% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 59

Total Male Female
Change 3.0% 2.3% 3.8%
2011 88.9% 93.4% 84.5%
2001 85.9% 91.1% 80.7%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0059 has 37% (8830) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 16% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 59

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.4% 35.7% 1.8% 62.6%
Male 59.1% 56.9% 2.1% 40.9%
Female 16.2% 14.8% 1.4% 83.8%