Chennai Ward No 140, with population of about 33 thousand is Chennai city's the 42nd most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 33 thousand people, among them about 18 thousand (54%) are male and about 15 thousand (46%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 140 is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 8238 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 140

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 33,089 27,930 5,023 136 3,602
Male 17,750 15,094 2,588 68 1,846
Female 15,339 12,836 2,435 68 1,756

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 9.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 30 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 9.2% which is -0.4% lower than male population growth rate of 9.6%. General caste population has increased by 3.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 57.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 32% and child population has increased by 9.3% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 140

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.4% 3.7% 57.3% 32% 9.3%
Male 9.6% 4.2% 55.6% 47.8% 14.3%
Female 9.2% 3% 59.2% 19.3% 4.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 864 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 850, in schedule caste is 941 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 951 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 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 90 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 140

Total General SC ST Child
Change -3 -10 21 -239 -90
2011 864 850 941 1000 951
2001 867 860 920 1239 1041

Literacy

Total about 26 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 14 thousand are male and about 12 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0140 is 88%. 90% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 140

Total Male Female
Change 1.3% -1.4% 4.4%
2011 88.2% 90.4% 85.5%
2001 86.9% 91.8% 81.1%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0140 has 42% (about 14 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 21% female population are working population. 59% 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 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 140

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 42.5% 39.8% 2.7% 57.5%
Male 61.5% 59.1% 2.4% 38.5%
Female 20.5% 17.6% 2.9% 79.5%