Chennai Ward No 143, with population of about 20 thousand is Chennai city's the 53rd least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 20 thousand people, among them 9920 (49%) are male and about 10 thousand (51%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 143 is 8%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 5020 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 143

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20,124 15,419 4,688 17 1,700
Male 9,920 7,564 2,346 10 858
Female 10,204 7,855 2,342 7 842

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 19.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 17 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 20.2% which is 1.6% higher than male population growth rate of 18.6%. General caste population has increased by 5.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 104.9% and child population has increased by 26.3% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 143

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.4% 5.8% 104.9% 0% 26.3%
Male 18.6% 4.7% 106.2% 0% 27.5%
Female 20.2% 7% 103.7% 0% 25.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1029 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1038, in schedule caste is 998 and in schedule tribe is 700. There are 981 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 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 143

Total General SC ST Child
Change 14 22 -13 700 -19
2011 1029 1038 998 700 981
2001 1015 1016 1011 0 1000

Literacy

Total about 16 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 8475 are male and 8011 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0143 is 89%. 94% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 2%. 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 143

Total Male Female
Change 2.3% 1.7% 2.9%
2011 89.5% 93.5% 85.6%
2001 87.2% 91.8% 82.7%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0143 has 41% (8340) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 25% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 143

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.4% 37% 4.5% 58.6%
Male 58.9% 54.2% 4.7% 41.1%
Female 24.5% 20.2% 4.3% 75.5%