Chennai Ward No 155, with population of about 76 thousand is Chennai city's the 6th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 76 thousand people, among them about 38 thousand (50%) are male and about 38 thousand (50%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 155 is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 21 thousand households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 155

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 75,748 70,292 5,371 85 6,810
Male 37,737 35,038 2,652 47 3,464
Female 38,011 35,254 2,719 38 3,346

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -2.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 78 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -1% which is 3.7% higher than male population growth rate of -4.7%. General caste population has decreased by -4.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 57.4% and child population has decreased by -5.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 155

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -2.9% -4.1% 15.6% 57.4% -5.1%
Male -4.7% -6% 15.4% 123.8% -5.7%
Female -1% -2.2% 15.8% 15.2% -4.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1007 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1006, in schedule caste is 1025 and in schedule tribe is 809. There are 966 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 37 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 155

Total General SC ST Child
Change 37 39 4 -762 11
2011 1007 1006 1025 809 966
2001 970 967 1021 1571 955

Literacy

Total about 64 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 33 thousand are male and about 31 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0155 is 93%. 96% of male and 90% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 155

Total Male Female
Change 4.0% 2.9% 5.3%
2011 93.1% 95.9% 90.3%
2001 89.1% 93% 85%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0155 has 42% (about 32 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 26% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 155

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.6% 37.6% 4.1% 58.4%
Male 57.7% 53.4% 4.3% 42.3%
Female 25.7% 21.8% 3.9% 74.3%