Chennai Ward No 62, with population of about 1.1 lakh is Chennai city's the 2nd most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 1.1 lakh people, among them about 56 thousand (50%) are male and about 55 thousand (50%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 62 is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 28 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 62

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 110,474 94,708 15,214 552 11,760
Male 55,689 47,705 7,695 289 6,091
Female 54,785 47,003 7,519 263 5,669

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 48.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 74 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 50.7% which is 4.2% higher than male population growth rate of 46.5%. General caste population has increased by 42.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 105.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 24.9% and child population has increased by 55% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 62

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 48.6% 42.4% 105.8% 24.9% 55%
Male 46.5% 40.2% 104.4% 26.8% 56.5%
Female 50.7% 44.6% 107.3% 22.9% 53.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 984 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 985, in schedule caste is 977 and in schedule tribe is 910. There are 931 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 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 62

Total General SC ST Child
Change 28 30 13 -29 -19
2011 984 985 977 910 931
2001 956 955 964 939 950

Literacy

Total about 92 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 48 thousand are male and about 45 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0062 is 93%. 96% of male and 91% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 62

Total Male Female
Change 5.8% 4.2% 7.7%
2011 93.4% 96.1% 90.8%
2001 87.6% 91.9% 83.1%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0062 has 38% (about 42 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 18% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 62

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38% 34% 4.1% 62%
Male 58% 53.4% 4.7% 42%
Female 17.7% 14.2% 3.5% 82.3%