Chennai Ward No 129, with population of about 59 thousand is Chennai city's the 10th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 59 thousand people, among them about 30 thousand (50%) are male and about 29 thousand (50%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 129 is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 16 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 129

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 59,322 55,279 3,928 115 5,923
Male 29,937 27,865 2,019 53 3,087
Female 29,385 27,414 1,909 62 2,836

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 34.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 44 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 36.9% which is 5.4% higher than male population growth rate of 31.5%. General caste population has increased by 30.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 119.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 945.5% and child population has increased by 33% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 129

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 34.1% 30.3% 119.2% 945.5% 33%
Male 31.5% 27.6% 120.7% 960% 36.5%
Female 36.9% 33.2% 117.7% 933.3% 29.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 982 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 984, in schedule caste is 946 and in schedule tribe is 1170. There are 919 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 39 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 50 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 129

Total General SC ST Child
Change 39 42 -12 -30 -50
2011 982 984 946 1170 919
2001 943 942 958 1200 969

Literacy

Total about 50 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 26 thousand are male and about 24 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0129 is 94%. 97% of male and 91% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 129

Total Male Female
Change 3.3% 2.5% 4.2%
2011 93.9% 97% 90.7%
2001 90.6% 94.5% 86.5%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0129 has 42% (about 25 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 23% female population are working population. 56% 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 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 129

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.8% 37.5% 4.3% 58.2%
Male 60.4% 56.2% 4.2% 39.6%
Female 22.9% 18.6% 4.4% 77.1%