Chennai Ward No 04, with population of about 15 thousand is Chennai city's the 15th least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.


The ward is home to about 15 thousand people, among them 7506 (49%) are male and 7680 (51%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 30% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 04 is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 3634 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -27.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 21 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -26% which is 3.1% higher than male population growth rate of -29.1%. General caste population has decreased by -33.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -65.6% and child population has decreased by -32.8% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1023 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1016, in schedule caste is 1039 and in schedule tribe is 1200. There are 965 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 42 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 53 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total about 12 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 6047 are male and 5532 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0004 is 85%. 90% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0004 has 34% (5176) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 10% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.