Chennai Ward No 139, with population of about 35 thousand is Chennai city's the 35th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 35 thousand people, among them about 18 thousand (51%) are male and about 17 thousand (49%) are female. 72% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 139 is 9%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 8366 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 139

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 35,299 25,587 9,603 109 3,186
Male 18,014 13,140 4,797 77 1,578
Female 17,285 12,447 4,806 32 1,608

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 11.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 32 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 18.1% which is 12.9% higher than male population growth rate of 5.2%. General caste population has increased by 0.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 54.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 541.2% and child population has increased by 15.9% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 139

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.1% 0.3% 54.1% 541.2% 15.9%
Male 5.2% -4.7% 44% 1183.3% 10.3%
Female 18.1% 6.2% 65.7% 190.9% 21.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 960 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 947, in schedule caste is 1002 and in schedule tribe is 416. There are 1019 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 105 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 96 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 139

Total General SC ST Child
Change 105 97 131 -1417 96
2011 960 947 1002 416 1019
2001 855 850 871 1833 923

Literacy

Total about 29 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 15 thousand are male and about 13 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0139 is 89%. 92% of male and 85% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 2%. 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 139

Total Male Female
Change 2.1% 1.5% 3.3%
2011 89% 92.5% 85.3%
2001 86.9% 91% 82%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0139 has 36% (about 13 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 20% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% 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 139

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.4% 33.9% 2.4% 63.6%
Male 52.3% 49% 3.3% 47.7%
Female 19.8% 18.2% 1.6% 80.2%