Chennai Ward No 99, with population of about 15 thousand is Chennai city's the 17th least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 15 thousand people, among them 7665 (50%) are male and 7795 (50%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste, 34% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 99 is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 3679 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 99

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15,460 10,120 5,320 20 1,532
Male 7,665 5,051 2,606 8 767
Female 7,795 5,069 2,714 12 765

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -21.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 20 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -20.5% which is 2.7% higher than male population growth rate of -23.2%. General caste population has decreased by -34.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 26.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -20% and child population has decreased by -26.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 99

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -21.9% -34.9% 26.1% -20% -26.1%
Male -23.2% -35.8% 24% -27.3% -25.1%
Female -20.5% -33.9% 28.2% -14.3% -27%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1017 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1004, in schedule caste is 1041 and in schedule tribe is 1500. There are 997 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 35 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 99

Total General SC ST Child
Change 35 30 33 227 -26
2011 1017 1004 1041 1500 997
2001 982 974 1008 1273 1023

Literacy

Total about 13 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 6576 are male and 6148 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0099 is 91%. 95% of male and 87% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 99

Total Male Female
Change 8.5% 6.8% 10.4%
2011 91.4% 95.3% 87.5%
2001 82.9% 88.5% 77.1%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0099 has 39% (6016) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 19% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 99

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.9% 34.8% 4.1% 61.1%
Male 59.3% 55.5% 3.8% 40.7%
Female 18.9% 14.4% 4.5% 81.1%