Chennai Ward No 87, with population of about 14 thousand is Chennai city's the 12th least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 14 thousand people, among them 7331 (51%) are male and 7044 (49%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 87 is 10%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 3452 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 87

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14,375 13,688 385 302 1,419
Male 7,331 6,979 196 156 766
Female 7,044 6,709 189 146 653

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -4.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 15 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -4% which is 1.8% higher than male population growth rate of -5.8%. General caste population has decreased by -6.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 76.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -4.4% and child population has increased by 1.4% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 87

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -4.9% -6.2% 76.6% -4.4% 1.4%
Male -5.8% -7.1% 86.7% -6% 1.5%
Female -4% -5.1% 67.3% -2.7% 1.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 961 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 961, in schedule caste is 964 and in schedule tribe is 936. There are 852 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 87

Total General SC ST Child
Change 19 20 -112 32 -1
2011 961 961 964 936 852
2001 942 941 1076 904 853

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 6245 are male and 5702 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0087 is 92%. 95% of male and 89% 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 87

Total Male Female
Change 5.0% 3.4% 6.7%
2011 92.2% 95.1% 89.2%
2001 87.2% 91.7% 82.5%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0087 has 38% (5488) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 17% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 87

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.2% 33.1% 5.1% 61.8%
Male 58.3% 52% 6.3% 41.7%
Female 17.2% 13.3% 3.9% 82.8%