Chennai Ward No 141, with population of about 55 thousand is Chennai city's the 15th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 55 thousand people, among them about 30 thousand (55%) are male and about 25 thousand (45%) 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 141 is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 13 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 141

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 54,598 48,875 5,619 104 5,216
Male 29,874 26,903 2,917 54 2,681
Female 24,724 21,972 2,702 50 2,535

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 19.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 46 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 15.4% which is -7.3% lower than male population growth rate of 22.7%. General caste population has increased by 16%; Schedule caste population has increased by 58.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 10.6% and child population has increased by 5.5% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 141

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.2% 16% 58.5% 10.6% 5.5%
Male 22.7% 19.8% 58.4% -11.5% 6.2%
Female 15.4% 11.6% 58.7% 51.5% 4.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 828 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 817, in schedule caste is 926 and in schedule tribe is 926. There are 946 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 52 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 141

Total General SC ST Child
Change -52 -60 1 385 -12
2011 828 817 926 926 946
2001 880 877 925 541 958

Literacy

Total about 46 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 26 thousand are male and about 20 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0141 is 93%. 96% of male and 88% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 141

Total Male Female
Change 5.9% 4.0% 7.9%
2011 92.6% 96.2% 88.3%
2001 86.7% 92.2% 80.4%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0141 has 35% (about 19 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 18% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 141

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.8% 33.4% 1.4% 65.2%
Male 48.4% 46.9% 1.5% 51.6%
Female 18.5% 17.2% 1.3% 81.5%