Chennai Ward No 128, with population of about 58 thousand is Chennai city's the 12th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 58 thousand people, among them about 29 thousand (50%) are male and about 29 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 128 is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 15 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 128

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 58,003 55,776 2,137 90 5,797
Male 28,987 27,860 1,079 48 2,969
Female 29,016 27,916 1,058 42 2,828

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 29.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 45 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 31.2% which is 2.9% higher than male population growth rate of 28.3%. General caste population has increased by 28.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 85.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 542.9% and child population has increased by 32.2% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 128

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 29.7% 28.1% 85.8% 542.9% 32.2%
Male 28.3% 26.6% 82.9% 860% 34%
Female 31.2% 29.6% 88.9% 366.7% 30.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1001 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1002, in schedule caste is 981 and in schedule tribe is 875. There are 953 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 26 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 128

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 23 32 -925 -26
2011 1001 1002 981 875 953
2001 978 979 949 1800 979

Literacy

Total about 49 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 25 thousand are male and about 24 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0128 is 94%. 96% of male and 91% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 128

Total Male Female
Change 2.5% 1.3% 3.8%
2011 93.6% 95.9% 91.3%
2001 91.1% 94.6% 87.5%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0128 has 41% (about 24 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 23% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 128

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.9% 35.8% 5.1% 59.1%
Male 59.2% 54% 5.2% 40.8%
Female 22.5% 17.6% 5% 77.5%