Chennai Ward No 08, with population of about 33 thousand is Chennai city's the 43rd most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 33 thousand people, among them about 16 thousand (50%) are male and about 17 thousand (50%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 08 is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 8462 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 08

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 33,039 28,949 4,078 12 3,449
Male 16,401 14,393 2,003 5 1,724
Female 16,638 14,556 2,075 7 1,725

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 4.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 32 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 6% which is 2.6% higher than male population growth rate of 3.4%. General caste population has increased by 0.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 58.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -75% and child population has decreased by -8.9% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 08

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4.7% 0.1% 58.1% -75% -8.9%
Male 3.4% -1.1% 57.1% -80% -8.6%
Female 6% 1.3% 59.1% -69.6% -9.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1014 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1011, in schedule caste is 1036 and in schedule tribe is 1400. There are 1001 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 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 08

Total General SC ST Child
Change 24 24 13 480 -5
2011 1014 1011 1036 1400 1001
2001 990 987 1023 920 1006

Literacy

Total about 24 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 13 thousand are male and about 12 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0008 is 83%. 87% of male and 78% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 08

Total Male Female
Change 3.5% 2.2% 4.9%
2011 82.7% 87% 78.4%
2001 79.2% 84.8% 73.5%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0008 has 41% (about 13 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 19% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 08

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.6% 35.2% 5.3% 59.4%
Male 62.9% 56.8% 6.1% 37.1%
Female 18.6% 14% 4.6% 81.4%