Chennai Ward No 85, with population of about 11 thousand is Chennai city's the 3rd least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 11 thousand people, among them 5933 (52%) are male and 5371 (48%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 85 is 7%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 2720 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 85

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11,304 10,877 392 35 827
Male 5,933 5,726 191 16 423
Female 5,371 5,151 201 19 404

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -15.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 3.5% which is 31.2% higher than male population growth rate of -27.7%. General caste population has decreased by -17.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 146.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 169.2% and child population has increased by 7% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 85

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -15.6% -17.7% 146.5% 169.2% 7%
Male -27.7% -29.6% 172.9% 128.6% 5.5%
Female 3.5% 1.1% 125.8% 216.7% 8.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 905 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 900, in schedule caste is 1052 and in schedule tribe is 1188. There are 955 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 272 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 27 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 85

Total General SC ST Child
Change 272 273 -219 331 27
2011 905 900 1052 1188 955
2001 633 627 1271 857 928

Literacy

Total 9985 people in the ward are literate, among them 5367 are male and 4618 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0085 is 95%. 97% of male and 93% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone down by 0%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 85

Total Male Female
Change 0.1% 0.7% 0.3%
2011 95.3% 97.4% 93%
2001 95.2% 96.7% 92.7%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0085 has 45% (5117) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 25% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 85

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 45.3% 37.8% 7.5% 54.7%
Male 64% 56.3% 7.7% 36%
Female 24.5% 17.4% 7.2% 75.5%