Chennai Ward No 79, with population of about 20 thousand is Chennai city's the 49th least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 20 thousand people, among them 9870 (50%) are male and 9878 (50%) are female. 61% of the whole population are from general caste, 38% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 79 is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 4628 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 79

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19,748 12,107 7,575 66 2,065
Male 9,870 6,025 3,808 37 1,067
Female 9,878 6,082 3,767 29 998

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -21.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 25 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -14.1% which is 13.8% higher than male population growth rate of -27.9%. General caste population has decreased by -29.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -6.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 725% and child population has decreased by -8.5% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 79

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -21.6% -29.2% -6.4% 725% -8.5%
Male -27.9% -36.7% -8.6% 825% -8.2%
Female -14.1% -19.7% -4% 625% -8.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1001 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1009, in schedule caste is 989 and in schedule tribe is 784. There are 935 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 161 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 8 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 79

Total General SC ST Child
Change 161 213 47 -216 -8
2011 1001 1009 989 784 935
2001 840 796 942 1000 943

Literacy

Total about 15 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 8003 are male and 7390 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0079 is 87%. 91% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 79

Total Male Female
Change 3.3% 4.5% 2.8%
2011 87% 90.9% 83.2%
2001 83.7% 86.4% 80.4%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0079 has 38% (7466) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 19% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 79

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.8% 32.2% 5.6% 62.2%
Male 56.6% 49% 7.5% 43.4%
Female 19.1% 15.4% 3.6% 80.9%