Chennai Ward No 96, with population of about 13 thousand is Chennai city's the 8th least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 13 thousand people, among them 6701 (52%) are male and 6253 (48%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 96 is 8%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 3134 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 96

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12,954 11,243 1,708 3 1,027
Male 6,701 5,844 856 1 532
Female 6,253 5,399 852 2 495

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -22% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 17 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -23.3% which is -2.5% lower than male population growth rate of -20.8%. General caste population has decreased by -25.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 8.2% and child population has decreased by -8.9% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 96

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -22% -25.2% 8.2% 0% -8.9%
Male -20.8% -23.8% 8.1% 0% -3.4%
Female -23.3% -26.7% 8.3% 0% -14.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 933 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 924, in schedule caste is 995 and in schedule tribe is 2000. There are 930 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has decreased by 31 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 115 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 96

Total General SC ST Child
Change -31 -36 1 2000 -115
2011 933 924 995 2000 930
2001 964 960 994 0 1045

Literacy

Total about 11 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 5935 are male and 5261 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0096 is 94%. 96% of male and 91% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 96

Total Male Female
Change 6.8% 5.6% 7.9%
2011 93.9% 96.2% 91.4%
2001 87.1% 90.6% 83.5%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0096 has 40% (5198) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 26% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 23% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 96

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.1% 37.4% 2.7% 59.9%
Male 53% 50.6% 2.4% 47%
Female 26.3% 23.2% 3.1% 73.7%