Chennai Ward No 77, with population of about 24 thousand is Chennai city's the 76th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 24 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (50%) are male and about 12 thousand (50%) 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 77 is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 6211 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 77

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23,619 22,024 1,564 31 2,256
Male 11,767 10,937 812 18 1,153
Female 11,852 11,087 752 13 1,103

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 5.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 22 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 9.2% which is 7.8% higher than male population growth rate of 1.4%. General caste population has increased by 2.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 81.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 19.2% and child population has increased by 0.4% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 77

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.2% 2.1% 81.2% 19.2% 0.4%
Male 1.4% -2.1% 92.9% 100% 1.3%
Female 9.2% 6.7% 70.1% -23.5% -0.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1007 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1014, in schedule caste is 926 and in schedule tribe is 722. There are 957 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 72 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 17 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 77

Total General SC ST Child
Change 72 84 -124 -1167 -17
2011 1007 1014 926 722 957
2001 935 930 1050 1889 974

Literacy

Total about 20 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 10 thousand are male and about 10 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0077 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 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 77

Total Male Female
Change 4.7% 2.8% 6.8%
2011 95.7% 97.6% 93.7%
2001 91% 94.8% 86.9%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0077 has 40% (9479) 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 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 77

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.1% 36.7% 3.4% 59.9%
Male 59.4% 55.7% 3.7% 40.6%
Female 21% 17.9% 3.2% 79%