Chennai Ward No 132, with population of about 42 thousand is Chennai city's the 27th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 42 thousand people, among them about 21 thousand (50%) are male and about 21 thousand (50%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 132 is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 11 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 132

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 41,733 37,490 4,222 21 4,490
Male 21,026 18,909 2,107 10 2,285
Female 20,707 18,581 2,115 11 2,205

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 8.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 38 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 11.4% which is 4.9% higher than male population growth rate of 6.5%. General caste population has increased by 4.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 86%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -50% and child population has increased by 2.4% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 132

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.9% 4.1% 86% -50% 2.4%
Male 6.5% 1.8% 82.9% -50% 3.3%
Female 11.4% 6.5% 89.2% -50% 1.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 985 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 983, in schedule caste is 1004 and in schedule tribe is 1100. There are 965 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 44 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 132

Total General SC ST Child
Change 44 44 34 0 -19
2011 985 983 1004 1100 965
2001 941 939 970 1100 984

Literacy

Total about 33 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 18 thousand are male and about 15 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0132 is 88%. 93% of male and 84% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 132

Total Male Female
Change 5.1% 3.4% 7.1%
2011 88.5% 93.4% 83.5%
2001 83.4% 90% 76.4%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0132 has 41% (about 17 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 20% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 132

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.1% 39.2% 1.9% 58.9%
Male 61.9% 59.9% 2% 38.1%
Female 20.1% 18.2% 1.9% 79.9%