Chennai Ward No 124, with population of about 23 thousand is Chennai city's the 71st least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 23 thousand people, among them about 11 thousand (50%) are male and about 12 thousand (50%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 124 is 8%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 6119 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 124

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22,907 21,918 937 52 1,879
Male 11,394 10,889 481 24 960
Female 11,513 11,029 456 28 919

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 11.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 21 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 12.7% which is 2.7% higher than male population growth rate of 10%. General caste population has increased by 7.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 331.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1200% and child population has increased by 30.3% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 124

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.3% 7.7% 331.8% 1200% 30.3%
Male 10% 6.3% 318.3% 2300% 40.4%
Female 12.7% 9.1% 347.1% 833.3% 21.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1010 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1013, in schedule caste is 948 and in schedule tribe is 1167. There are 957 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 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 151 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 124

Total General SC ST Child
Change 24 27 61 -1833 -151
2011 1010 1013 948 1167 957
2001 986 986 887 3000 1108

Literacy

Total about 20 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 10 thousand are male and 9565 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0124 is 93%. 96% of male and 90% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone down by 1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 124

Total Male Female
Change 1.4% 1.4% 1.7%
2011 93.3% 96.4% 90.3%
2001 91.9% 95% 88.6%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0124 has 42% (9570) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 24% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 124

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.8% 34.3% 7.5% 58.2%
Male 59.9% 50.6% 9.3% 40.1%
Female 23.9% 18.2% 5.7% 76.1%