Chennai Ward No 153, with population of about 1.4 lakh is Chennai city's the most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 1.4 lakh people, among them about 72 thousand (50%) are male and about 71 thousand (50%) 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 153 is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 38 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 153

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 143,626 129,622 13,815 189 16,274
Male 72,415 65,364 6,950 101 8,383
Female 71,211 64,258 6,865 88 7,891

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 49.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 96 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 52.5% which is 5% higher than male population growth rate of 47.5%. General caste population has increased by 50.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 41.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 250% and child population has increased by 52.2% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 153

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 49.9% 50.8% 41.2% 250% 52.2%
Male 47.5% 48.3% 39% 260.7% 53.3%
Female 52.5% 53.4% 43.5% 238.5% 51.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 983 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 983, in schedule caste is 988 and in schedule tribe is 871. There are 941 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 32 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 14 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 153

Total General SC ST Child
Change 32 32 32 -58 -14
2011 983 983 988 871 941
2001 951 951 956 929 955

Literacy

Total about 1.2 lakh people in the ward are literate, among them about 61 thousand are male and about 57 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0153 is 93%. 95% of male and 90% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 153

Total Male Female
Change 8.0% 6.0% 10.3%
2011 92.7% 95.4% 90%
2001 84.7% 89.4% 79.7%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0153 has 41% (about 59 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 23% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 153

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.2% 36.7% 4.5% 58.8%
Male 58.8% 54% 4.8% 41.2%
Female 23.3% 19.2% 4.1% 76.7%