Chennai Ward No 20, with population of about 13 thousand is Chennai city's the 9th least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 13 thousand people, among them 6625 (50%) are male and 6651 (50%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 20 is 10%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 3340 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 20

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13,276 13,054 211 11 1,283
Male 6,625 6,513 107 5 627
Female 6,651 6,541 104 6 656

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -21.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 17 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -18.7% which is 5.5% higher than male population growth rate of -24.2%. General caste population has decreased by -10.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -90.9% and child population has decreased by -26.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 20

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -22 -11 -91 0 -26
Male -24 -14 -91 0 -28
Female -19 -7 -91 0 -24

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1004 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1004, in schedule caste is 972 and in schedule tribe is 1200. There are 1046 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 68 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 48 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 20

Total General SC ST Child
Change 68 67 48 1,200 48
2011 1,004 1,004 972 1,200 1,046
2001 936 937 924 0 998

Literacy

Total about 11 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 5631 are male and 5219 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0020 is 90%. 94% of male and 87% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 20

Total Male Female
Change 12 12 12
2011 91 94 87
2001 79 82 75

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0020 has 37% (4935) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 14% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 20

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37 34 3 63
Male 61 57 3 40
Female 14 11 3 86