Chennai Ward No 97, with population of about 21 thousand is Chennai city's the 58th least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 21 thousand people, among them about 10 thousand (50%) are male and about 10 thousand (50%) 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 97 is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 5311 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 97

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20,860 18,170 2,670 20 2,019
Male 10,416 9,073 1,336 7 1,044
Female 10,444 9,097 1,334 13 975

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -18.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 26 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -16% which is 4.7% higher than male population growth rate of -20.7%. General caste population has decreased by -20.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 0.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -80.2% and child population has decreased by -22.6% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 97

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -18.4% -20.3% 0.2% -80.2% -22.6%
Male -20.7% -22.7% -0.3% -87% -21.6%
Female -16% -17.7% 0.6% -72.3% -23.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1003 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1003, in schedule caste is 999 and in schedule tribe is 1857. There are 934 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 57 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 26 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 97

Total General SC ST Child
Change 57 61 9 987 -26
2011 1003 1003 999 1857 934
2001 946 942 990 870 960

Literacy

Total about 17 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 8691 are male and 8033 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0097 is 89%. 93% of male and 85% 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 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 97

Total Male Female
Change 3.5% 3.6% 3.6%
2011 88.8% 92.7% 84.8%
2001 85.3% 89.1% 81.2%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0097 has 40% (8365) 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 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 97

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.1% 37.1% 3% 59.9%
Male 59.9% 56.6% 3.4% 40.1%
Female 20.3% 17.6% 2.7% 79.7%