Chennai Ward No 123, with population of about 26 thousand is Chennai city's the 65th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 26 thousand people, among them about 13 thousand (50%) are male and about 13 thousand (50%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 123 is 8%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 6867 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 123

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25,733 21,997 3,724 12 2,116
Male 12,838 10,938 1,896 4 1,114
Female 12,895 11,059 1,828 8 1,002

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 14.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 22 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 16.8% which is 4.3% higher than male population growth rate of 12.5%. General caste population has increased by 11.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 40.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -25% and child population has increased by 18.4% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 123

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.6% 11.1% 40.7% -25% 18.4%
Male 12.5% 8.7% 41.8% -55.6% 25.5%
Female 16.8% 13.7% 39.5% 14.3% 11.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1004 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1011, in schedule caste is 964 and in schedule tribe is 2000. There are 899 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 36 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 113 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 123

Total General SC ST Child
Change 36 45 -16 1222 -113
2011 1004 1011 964 2000 899
2001 968 966 980 778 1012

Literacy

Total about 22 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 11 thousand are male and about 11 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0123 is 95%. 98% of male and 93% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 123

Total Male Female
Change 4.9% 4.0% 5.9%
2011 95.1% 97.5% 92.7%
2001 90.2% 93.5% 86.8%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0123 has 37% (9508) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 18% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 123

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.9% 34.9% 2.1% 63.1%
Male 55.6% 53.3% 2.2% 44.4%
Female 18.4% 16.5% 1.9% 81.6%