Chennai Ward No 70, with population of about 26 thousand is Chennai city's the 60th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 26 thousand people, among them about 13 thousand (49%) are male and about 13 thousand (51%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 70 is 7%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 6214 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 70

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26,313 24,360 1,932 21 1,931
Male 12,906 11,941 953 12 1,014
Female 13,407 12,419 979 9 917

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 2.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 26 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 5.5% which is 5.3% higher than male population growth rate of 0.2%. General caste population has increased by 1.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -25% and child population has increased by 5.5% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 70

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2.9% 1.9% 16.7% -25% 5.5%
Male 0.2% -0.6% 12.6% -7.7% 7.5%
Female 5.5% 4.5% 20.9% -40% 3.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1039 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1040, in schedule caste is 1027 and in schedule tribe is 750. There are 904 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 37 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 70

Total General SC ST Child
Change 52 51 70 -404 -37
2011 1039 1040 1027 750 904
2001 987 989 957 1154 941

Literacy

Total about 23 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 12 thousand are male and about 12 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0070 is 96%. 98% of male and 94% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 70

Total Male Female
Change 4.5% 3.2% 5.9%
2011 96% 97.8% 94.3%
2001 91.5% 94.6% 88.4%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0070 has 40% (about 10 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 21% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 70

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.7% 36.1% 3.6% 60.3%
Male 58.9% 55.6% 3.3% 41.1%
Female 21.2% 17.4% 3.8% 78.8%