Chennai Ward No 117, with population of about 36 thousand is Chennai city's the 34th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 36 thousand people, among them about 18 thousand (51%) are male and about 18 thousand (49%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 117 is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 9497 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 117

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 36,192 33,354 2,801 37 3,509
Male 18,284 16,805 1,461 18 1,865
Female 17,908 16,549 1,340 19 1,644

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 21.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 30 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 25.1% which is 6.7% higher than male population growth rate of 18.4%. General caste population has increased by 19.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 49.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 76.2% and child population has increased by 15.4% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 117

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.6% 19.7% 49.1% 76.2% 15.4%
Male 18.4% 16.2% 49.7% 38.5% 19.8%
Female 25.1% 23.5% 48.6% 137.5% 10.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 979 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 985, in schedule caste is 917 and in schedule tribe is 1056. There are 882 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 52 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 71 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 117

Total General SC ST Child
Change 52 58 -7 441 -71
2011 979 985 917 1056 882
2001 927 927 924 615 953

Literacy

Total about 30 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 16 thousand are male and about 15 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0117 is 92%. 95% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 117

Total Male Female
Change 2.4% 1.1% 4.0%
2011 92.4% 95.3% 89.4%
2001 90% 94.2% 85.4%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0117 has 41% (about 15 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 21% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 117

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.3% 36.1% 5.2% 58.7%
Male 60.8% 55% 5.8% 39.2%
Female 21.4% 16.8% 4.6% 78.6%