Chennai Ward No 61, with population of about 17 thousand is Chennai city's the 29th least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 17 thousand people, among them 8818 (51%) are male and 8503 (49%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 61 is 9%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 4116 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 61

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17,321 13,045 4,062 214 1,556
Male 8,818 6,657 2,053 108 819
Female 8,503 6,388 2,009 106 737

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 5.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 16 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 3.6% which is -3.9% lower than male population growth rate of 7.5%. General caste population has increased by 10.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -12.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 2957.1% and child population has decreased by -6.9% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 61

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.5% 10.9% -12.5% 2957.1% -6.9%
Male 7.5% 13.1% -11.2% 2600% -6%
Female 3.6% 8.7% -13.7% 3433.3% -8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 964 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 960, in schedule caste is 979 and in schedule tribe is 981. There are 900 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has decreased by 37 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 61

Total General SC ST Child
Change -37 -38 -27 231 -20
2011 964 960 979 981 900
2001 1001 998 1006 750 920

Literacy

Total about 14 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 7587 are male and 6886 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0061 is 92%. 95% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 61

Total Male Female
Change 10.0% 7.6% 12.3%
2011 91.8% 94.8% 88.7%
2001 81.8% 87.2% 76.4%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0061 has 38% (6540) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 18% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 61

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.8% 32.7% 5.1% 62.2%
Male 57.3% 51.1% 6.2% 42.7%
Female 17.5% 13.5% 4% 82.5%