Chennai Ward No 116, with population of about 24 thousand is Chennai city's the 75th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 24 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (49%) are male and about 12 thousand (51%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 116 is 9%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 6053 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 116

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23,624 18,509 5,055 60 2,087
Male 11,569 9,010 2,528 31 1,097
Female 12,055 9,499 2,527 29 990

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -8.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 26 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -6.8% which is 4.1% higher than male population growth rate of -10.9%. General caste population has decreased by -19.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 73.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 53.8% and child population has decreased by -13.7% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 116

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -8.8% -19.4% 73.1% 53.8% -13.7%
Male -10.9% -21.5% 69.7% 82.4% -10.6%
Female -6.8% -17.3% 76.7% 31.8% -16.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1042 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1054, in schedule caste is 1000 and in schedule tribe is 935. There are 902 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 46 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 69 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 116

Total General SC ST Child
Change 46 53 40 -359 -69
2011 1042 1054 1000 935 902
2001 996 1001 960 1294 971

Literacy

Total about 19 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 9625 are male and 9192 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0116 is 87%. 92% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 116

Total Male Female
Change 4.9% 4.1% 5.9%
2011 87.4% 91.9% 83.1%
2001 82.5% 87.8% 77.2%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0116 has 43% (about 10 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 27% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 116

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 43.1% 34.1% 9% 56.9%
Male 59.5% 49.5% 10% 40.5%
Female 27.4% 19.4% 8% 72.6%