Chennai Ward No 131, with population of about 58 thousand is Chennai city's the 11th 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. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 131 is 11%, 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 131

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 58,468 50,749 7,644 75 6,651
Male 29,409 25,522 3,846 41 3,400
Female 29,059 25,227 3,798 34 3,251

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 16.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 50 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 19.4% which is 6% higher than male population growth rate of 13.4%. General caste population has increased by 10.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 74.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -16.7% and child population has increased by 15.5% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 131

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.3% 10.8% 74.8% -16.7% 15.5%
Male 13.4% 8% 70.7% -10.9% 16.2%
Female 19.4% 13.8% 79.2% -22.7% 14.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 988 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 988, in schedule caste is 988 and in schedule tribe is 829. There are 956 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 50 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 131

Total General SC ST Child
Change 50 50 47 -128 -12
2011 988 988 988 829 956
2001 938 938 941 957 968

Literacy

Total about 47 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 24 thousand are male and about 22 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0131 is 90%. 94% of male and 86% 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 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 131

Total Male Female
Change 5.2% 3.6% 7.1%
2011 89.9% 93.8% 86%
2001 84.7% 90.2% 78.9%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0131 has 39% (about 23 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 17% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 131

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.5% 36.1% 2.4% 61.5%
Male 59.5% 56.5% 3% 40.5%
Female 17.3% 15.5% 1.9% 82.7%