Chennai Ward No 63, with population of about 82 thousand is Chennai city's the 4th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 82 thousand people, among them about 41 thousand (50%) are male and about 41 thousand (50%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 63 is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 21 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 63

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 81,648 65,827 14,630 1,191 8,290
Male 40,932 32,889 7,419 624 4,239
Female 40,716 32,938 7,211 567 4,051

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 19.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 69 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 20.5% which is 2.6% higher than male population growth rate of 17.9%. General caste population has increased by 14.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 39.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 203.1% and child population has increased by 17.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 63

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.2% 14.3% 39.3% 203.1% 17.1%
Male 17.9% 12.5% 40.3% 202.9% 16.3%
Female 20.5% 16.1% 38.3% 203.2% 18%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 995 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1001, in schedule caste is 972 and in schedule tribe is 909. There are 956 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 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 14 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 63

Total General SC ST Child
Change 22 30 -14 1 14
2011 995 1001 972 909 956
2001 973 971 986 908 942

Literacy

Total about 68 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 35 thousand are male and about 33 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0063 is 92%. 96% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 63

Total Male Female
Change 3.9% 2.7% 5.2%
2011 92.5% 95.6% 89.3%
2001 88.6% 92.9% 84.1%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0063 has 39% (about 32 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 19% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 63

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39% 34.9% 4.1% 61%
Male 58.6% 53.8% 4.8% 41.4%
Female 19.3% 15.8% 3.5% 80.7%