Chennai Ward No 64, with population of about 72 thousand is Chennai city's the 7th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 72 thousand people, among them about 37 thousand (51%) are male and about 36 thousand (49%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 64 is 8%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 18 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 64

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 72,144 63,831 8,025 288 6,003
Male 36,618 32,323 4,074 221 3,095
Female 35,526 31,508 3,951 67 2,908

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 5.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 68 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 5.9% which is 0.1% higher than male population growth rate of 5.8%. General caste population has increased by 4.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 113.3% and child population has increased by 3.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 64

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.8% 4.1% 19.4% 113.3% 3.1%
Male 5.8% 3.7% 20.4% 220.3% 4.2%
Female 5.9% 4.5% 18.4% 1.5% 1.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 970 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 975, in schedule caste is 970 and in schedule tribe is 303. There are 940 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 1 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 64

Total General SC ST Child
Change 1 8 -16 -654 -20
2011 970 975 970 303 940
2001 969 967 986 957 960

Literacy

Total about 62 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 32 thousand are male and about 30 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0064 is 94%. 95% of male and 93% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 64

Total Male Female
Change 2.3% -0.2% 5.0%
2011 93.8% 95% 92.6%
2001 91.5% 95.2% 87.6%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0064 has 40% (about 29 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 22% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 64

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.5% 37% 3.5% 59.5%
Male 58.3% 54.7% 3.7% 41.7%
Female 22.1% 18.8% 3.3% 77.9%