Chennai Ward No 82, with population of about 16 thousand is Chennai city's the 23rd least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 16 thousand people, among them 8219 (50%) are male and 8119 (50%) are female. 76% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 82 is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 3639 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 82

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16,338 12,491 3,819 28 1,592
Male 8,219 6,284 1,922 13 800
Female 8,119 6,207 1,897 15 792

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -20.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 21 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -16.4% which is 7.4% higher than male population growth rate of -23.8%. General caste population has decreased by -13.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -36.4% and child population has decreased by -22.3% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 82

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -20.3% -13.8% -36.4% 0% -22.3%
Male -23.8% -18.3% -38% 0% -22.1%
Female -16.4% -8.8% -34.7% 0% -22.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 988 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 988, in schedule caste is 987 and in schedule tribe is 1154. There are 990 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 88 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 4 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 82

Total General SC ST Child
Change 88 103 50 1154 -4
2011 988 988 987 1154 990
2001 900 885 937 0 994

Literacy

Total about 13 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 6937 are male and 6371 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0082 is 90%. 94% of male and 87% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 4%. 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 82

Total Male Female
Change 4.4% 3.8% 5.6%
2011 90.2% 93.5% 87%
2001 85.8% 89.7% 81.4%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0082 has 41% (6622) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 20% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 82

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.5% 38% 2.6% 59.5%
Male 60.5% 57.4% 3.1% 39.5%
Female 20.3% 18.3% 2.1% 79.7%