Chennai Ward No 60, with population of about 30 thousand is Chennai city's the 54th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 30 thousand people, among them about 15 thousand (49%) are male and about 15 thousand (51%) are female. 72% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 60 is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 7418 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 60

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 29,821 21,605 8,174 42 3,041
Male 14,753 10,673 4,064 16 1,532
Female 15,068 10,932 4,110 26 1,509

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 2.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 29 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 4.3% which is 4.2% higher than male population growth rate of 0.1%. General caste population has decreased by -5.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 30.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -46.8% and child population has decreased by -4.3% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 60

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2.2% -5.4% 30.4% -46.8% -4.3%
Male 0.1% -7.5% 28.5% -61% -4.3%
Female 4.3% -3.3% 32.3% -31.6% -4.3%

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 1024, in schedule caste is 1011 and in schedule tribe is 1625. There are 985 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 41 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 0 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 60

Total General SC ST Child
Change 41 44 28 698 0
2011 1021 1024 1011 1625 985
2001 980 980 983 927 985

Literacy

Total about 23 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 12 thousand are male and about 11 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0060 is 85%. 89% of male and 80% 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 60

Total Male Female
Change 3.2% 2.1% 4.4%
2011 84.9% 89.4% 80.4%
2001 81.7% 87.3% 76%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0060 has 40% (about 12 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 21% female population are working population. 55% 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 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 60

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.5% 35.7% 3.9% 60.5%
Male 58.8% 54.7% 4.1% 41.2%
Female 20.7% 17.1% 3.7% 79.3%