Chennai Ward No 144, with population of about 21 thousand is Chennai city's the 61st least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 21 thousand people, among them about 10 thousand (49%) are male and about 11 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 144 is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 5498 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 144

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21,231 18,521 2,685 25 1,822
Male 10,447 9,103 1,333 11 922
Female 10,784 9,418 1,352 14 900

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 11.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 19 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 14.5% which is 5.5% higher than male population growth rate of 9%. General caste population has increased by 4.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 121.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -19.4% and child population has increased by 6.4% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 144

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.7% 4.3% 121.9% -19.4% 6.4%
Male 9% 1.7% 116.7% -26.7% 4.5%
Female 14.5% 7% 127.2% -12.5% 8.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1032 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1035, in schedule caste is 1014 and in schedule tribe is 1273. There are 976 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 50 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 34 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 144

Total General SC ST Child
Change 50 52 47 206 34
2011 1032 1035 1014 1273 976
2001 982 983 967 1067 942

Literacy

Total about 18 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 8943 are male and 8661 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0144 is 91%. 94% of male and 88% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 144

Total Male Female
Change 5.0% 3.1% 7.1%
2011 90.7% 93.9% 87.6%
2001 85.7% 90.8% 80.5%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0144 has 40% (8516) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 23% female population are working population. 53% 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 144

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.1% 36.3% 3.8% 59.9%
Male 57.7% 53.4% 4.3% 42.3%
Female 23% 19.8% 3.2% 77%