Chennai Ward No 73, with population of about 23 thousand is Chennai city's the 69th least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 23 thousand people, among them about 11 thousand (49%) are male and about 11 thousand (51%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 73 is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 5841 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 73

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22,662 19,519 3,135 8 2,175
Male 11,199 9,637 1,560 2 1,134
Female 11,463 9,882 1,575 6 1,041

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -5.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 24 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -2.7% which is 5.5% higher than male population growth rate of -8.2%. General caste population has decreased by -7.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -61.9% and child population has decreased by -9.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 73

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -5.5% -7.8% 12.6% -61.9% -9.1%
Male -8.2% -10.6% 11.7% -83.3% -4.9%
Female -2.7% -4.9% 13.5% -33.3% -13.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1024 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1025, in schedule caste is 1010 and in schedule tribe is 3000. There are 918 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 58 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 90 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 73

Total General SC ST Child
Change 58 62 16 2250 -90
2011 1024 1025 1010 3000 918
2001 966 963 994 750 1008

Literacy

Total about 19 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 9638 are male and 9348 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0073 is 93%. 96% of male and 90% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 73

Total Male Female
Change 2.4% 1.4% 3.5%
2011 92.7% 95.8% 89.7%
2001 90.3% 94.4% 86.2%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0073 has 41% (9245) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 21% female population are working population. 57% 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 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 73

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.8% 37.6% 3.2% 59.2%
Male 61.1% 57% 4.1% 38.9%
Female 21% 18.5% 2.4% 79%