Chennai Ward No 142, with population of about 27 thousand is Chennai city's the 58th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 27 thousand people, among them about 13 thousand (49%) are male and about 14 thousand (51%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 142 is 8%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 7224 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 142

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26,525 22,958 3,548 19 2,046
Male 12,952 11,205 1,736 11 1,037
Female 13,573 11,753 1,812 8 1,009

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 3.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 26 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 5.1% which is 3.3% higher than male population growth rate of 1.8%. General caste population has increased by 1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 22.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 171.4% and child population has increased by 5.3% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 142

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3.4% 1% 22.4% 171.4% 5.3%
Male 1.8% -0.5% 18.8% 120% 2.4%
Female 5.1% 2.4% 26.1% 300% 8.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1048 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1049, in schedule caste is 1044 and in schedule tribe is 727. There are 973 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 33 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 55 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 142

Total General SC ST Child
Change 33 29 60 327 55
2011 1048 1049 1044 727 973
2001 1015 1020 984 400 918

Literacy

Total about 23 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 11 thousand are male and about 11 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0142 is 94%. 96% of male and 91% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 142

Total Male Female
Change 2.7% 2.1% 3.4%
2011 93.6% 96.4% 90.9%
2001 90.9% 94.3% 87.5%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0142 has 40% (about 11 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 23% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 142

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.9% 36.4% 3.4% 60.1%
Male 57.8% 53.7% 4.1% 42.2%
Female 22.7% 19.9% 2.8% 77.3%