Chennai Ward No 127, with population of about 25 thousand is Chennai city's the 70th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 25 thousand people, among them about 13 thousand (53%) are male and about 12 thousand (47%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 127 is 8%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 5987 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 127

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24,606 23,938 637 31 1,892
Male 13,097 12,763 316 18 922
Female 11,509 11,175 321 13 970

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -1.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 25 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -0.6% which is 1.3% higher than male population growth rate of -1.9%. General caste population has increased by 0.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -37.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 3000% and child population has decreased by -6.7% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 127

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -1.3% 0.2% -37.5% 3000% -6.7%
Male -1.9% -0.5% -38.5% 1700% -11%
Female -0.6% 1% -36.6% 0% -2.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 879 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 876, in schedule caste is 1016 and in schedule tribe is 722. There are 1052 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 95 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 127

Total General SC ST Child
Change 12 13 32 722 95
2011 879 876 1016 722 1052
2001 867 863 984 0 957

Literacy

Total about 21 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 12 thousand are male and 9401 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0127 is 93%. 96% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 127

Total Male Female
Change 5.3% 5.7% 4.8%
2011 93% 96.2% 89.2%
2001 87.7% 90.5% 84.4%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0127 has 46% (about 11 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 66% male and 22% female population are working population. 62% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 127

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 45.6% 41.8% 3.8% 54.4%
Male 65.9% 61.7% 4.2% 34.1%
Female 22.5% 19.1% 3.3% 77.5%