The Chennai City has total population of 8,696,010 with 4,389,200 males and 4,306,810 females.
Out of the total population, the total number of literates are 7,118,747 i.e. a total literacy rate of 90.35%. The total number of literate males are 3,717,302 and total number of literate females are 3,401,445 i.e. 93.57% male literacy and 87.08% female literacy.