Chennai Ward No 126, with population of about 18 thousand is Chennai city's the 34th least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 18 thousand people, among them 9381 (53%) are male and 8337 (47%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 126 is 6%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 4426 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 126

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17,718 17,420 245 53 1,042
Male 9,381 9,221 134 26 515
Female 8,337 8,199 111 27 527

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -17.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 22 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -23.8% which is -12.4% lower than male population growth rate of -11.4%. General caste population has decreased by -16.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -51.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -13.1% and child population has decreased by -25.6% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 126

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -17.7% -16.9% -51.6% -13.1% -25.6%
Male -11.4% -10.4% -47.2% -33.3% -22.6%
Female -23.8% -23.1% -56% 22.7% -28.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 889 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 889, in schedule caste is 828 and in schedule tribe is 1038. There are 1023 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has decreased by 145 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 82 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 126

Total General SC ST Child
Change -145 -147 -164 474 -82
2011 889 889 828 1038 1023
2001 1034 1036 992 564 1105

Literacy

Total about 16 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 8649 are male and 7286 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0126 is 96%. 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 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 126

Total Male Female
Change 4.4% 3.4% 5.1%
2011 95.6% 97.6% 93.3%
2001 91.2% 94.2% 88.2%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0126 has 43% (7555) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 23% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 126

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 42.6% 35.9% 6.7% 57.4%
Male 59.8% 52.6% 7.1% 40.2%
Female 23.4% 17.2% 6.2% 76.6%