Chennai Ward No 154, with population of about 54 thousand is Chennai city's the 16th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 54 thousand people, among them about 27 thousand (50%) are male and about 27 thousand (50%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 154 is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 14 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 154

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 53,855 46,043 7,685 127 5,883
Male 27,071 23,170 3,838 63 3,013
Female 26,784 22,873 3,847 64 2,870

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 29.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 42 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 30.8% which is 2.8% higher than male population growth rate of 28%. General caste population has increased by 20%; Schedule caste population has increased by 148.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -14.2% and child population has increased by 30.2% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 154

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 29.4% 20% 148.1% -14.2% 30.2%
Male 28% 18.8% 143.2% -3.1% 36%
Female 30.8% 21.1% 153.1% -22.9% 24.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 989 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 987, in schedule caste is 1002 and in schedule tribe is 1016. There are 953 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 20 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 86 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 154

Total General SC ST Child
Change 20 19 39 -261 -86
2011 989 987 1002 1016 953
2001 969 968 963 1277 1039

Literacy

Total about 42 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 22 thousand are male and about 20 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0154 is 88%. 93% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 154

Total Male Female
Change 5.6% 4.8% 6.6%
2011 88.1% 92.7% 83.4%
2001 82.5% 87.9% 76.8%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0154 has 43% (about 23 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 26% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 154

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 43.1% 36.2% 6.9% 56.9%
Male 60% 52.8% 7.2% 40%
Female 26.1% 19.4% 6.7% 73.9%