Chennai Ward No 68, with population of about 33 thousand is Chennai city's the 44th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 33 thousand people, among them about 16 thousand (49%) are male and about 17 thousand (51%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 68 is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 8456 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 68

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 32,999 27,512 5,436 51 3,157
Male 16,333 13,667 2,641 25 1,621
Female 16,666 13,845 2,795 26 1,536

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -4.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 35 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -2.2% which is 5% higher than male population growth rate of -7.2%. General caste population has decreased by -3.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -10%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 88.9% and child population has decreased by -7.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 68

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -4.8% -3.7% -10% 88.9% -7.1%
Male -7.2% -6.3% -12.3% 66.7% -5.9%
Female -2.2% -1.1% -7.8% 116.7% -8.4%

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 1013, in schedule caste is 1058 and in schedule tribe is 1040. There are 948 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 52 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 26 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 68

Total General SC ST Child
Change 52 53 51 240 -26
2011 1020 1013 1058 1040 948
2001 968 960 1007 800 974

Literacy

Total about 27 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 14 thousand are male and about 13 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0068 is 92%. 95% of male and 88% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 68

Total Male Female
Change 5.2% 4.3% 6.3%
2011 91.7% 95.3% 88.1%
2001 86.5% 91% 81.8%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0068 has 39% (about 13 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 20% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 68

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.7% 35% 3.7% 61.3%
Male 57.5% 53.4% 4.1% 42.5%
Female 20.3% 17.1% 3.3% 79.7%