Chennai Ward No 137, with population of about 22 thousand is Chennai city's the 65th least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 22 thousand people, among them about 11 thousand (51%) are male and about 11 thousand (49%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 137 is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 5662 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 137

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22,019 20,740 1,261 18 1,988
Male 11,270 10,430 824 16 1,029
Female 10,749 10,310 437 2 959

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -3.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 23 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -4.1% which is -0.3% lower than male population growth rate of -3.8%. General caste population has decreased by -8.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 327.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 157.1% and child population has decreased by -3.3% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 137

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -3.9% -8.3% 327.5% 157.1% -3.3%
Male -3.8% -9.8% 442.1% 300% -0.2%
Female -4.1% -6.8% 205.6% -33.3% -6.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 954 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 988, in schedule caste is 530 and in schedule tribe is 125. There are 932 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has decreased by 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 62 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 137

Total General SC ST Child
Change -2 32 -411 -625 -62
2011 954 988 530 125 932
2001 956 956 941 750 994

Literacy

Total about 19 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 9884 are male and 8854 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0137 is 94%. 97% of male and 90% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 137

Total Male Female
Change 3.5% 2.3% 4.7%
2011 93.5% 96.5% 90.4%
2001 90% 94.2% 85.7%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0137 has 39% (8668) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 20% female population are working population. 57% 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 137

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.4% 37.8% 1.6% 60.6%
Male 58.1% 56.6% 1.6% 41.9%
Female 19.7% 18.1% 1.6% 80.3%