Chennai Ward No 65, with population of about 96 thousand is Chennai city's the 3rd most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 96 thousand people, among them about 48 thousand (50%) are male and about 48 thousand (50%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 65 is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 24 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 65

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 95,564 85,856 9,471 237 10,081
Male 48,064 43,206 4,739 119 5,136
Female 47,500 42,650 4,732 118 4,945

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 40.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 68 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 45.1% which is 9% higher than male population growth rate of 36.1%. General caste population has increased by 38%; Schedule caste population has increased by 66%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 66.9% and child population has increased by 48.3% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 65

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 40.4% 38% 66% 66.9% 48.3%
Male 36.1% 33.9% 59.9% 65.3% 48.8%
Female 45.1% 42.5% 72.6% 68.6% 47.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 988 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 987, in schedule caste is 999 and in schedule tribe is 992. There are 963 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 61 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 7 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 65

Total General SC ST Child
Change 61 60 74 20 -7
2011 988 987 999 992 963
2001 927 927 925 972 970

Literacy

Total about 79 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 41 thousand are male and about 38 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0065 is 93%. 96% of male and 90% 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 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 65

Total Male Female
Change 5.0% 3.6% 6.7%
2011 93% 95.8% 90.1%
2001 88% 92.2% 83.4%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0065 has 39% (about 37 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 19% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 65

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.9% 35.6% 3.4% 61.1%
Male 58.7% 55.2% 3.5% 41.3%
Female 18.9% 15.7% 3.2% 81.1%