Chennai Ward No 66, with population of about 51 thousand is Chennai city's the 21st most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 51 thousand people, among them about 25 thousand (50%) are male and about 26 thousand (50%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 66 is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 13 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 66

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 50,926 42,989 7,752 185 4,687
Male 25,217 21,271 3,856 90 2,367
Female 25,709 21,718 3,896 95 2,320

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 7.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 47 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 9.4% which is 3.6% higher than male population growth rate of 5.8%. General caste population has increased by 0.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 75.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 285.4% and child population has increased by 3.7% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 66

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.6% 0.3% 75.8% 285.4% 3.7%
Male 5.8% -1.2% 69.6% 328.6% 2.9%
Female 9.4% 1.8% 82.4% 251.9% 4.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1020 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1021, in schedule caste is 1010 and in schedule tribe is 1056. There are 980 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 34 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 17 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 66

Total General SC ST Child
Change 34 30 71 -230 17
2011 1020 1021 1010 1056 980
2001 986 991 939 1286 963

Literacy

Total about 41 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 22 thousand are male and about 20 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0066 is 89%. 94% of male and 84% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone down by 1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 66

Total Male Female
Change 1.7% 2.7% 0.8%
2011 89.1% 94.3% 84%
2001 87.4% 91.6% 83.2%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0066 has 40% (about 21 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 22% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 66

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.4% 35.3% 5% 59.6%
Male 58.9% 53.2% 5.7% 41.1%
Female 22.2% 17.8% 4.4% 77.8%