Chennai Ward No 15, with population of about 20 thousand is Chennai city's the 50th least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 20 thousand people, among them about 10 thousand (51%) are male and 9838 (49%) are female. 99% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 15 is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 4847 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 15

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19,952 19,743 202 7 1,862
Male 10,114 9,996 115 3 951
Female 9,838 9,747 87 4 911

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -7.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 22 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -6% which is 3.1% higher than male population growth rate of -9.1%. General caste population has decreased by -7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -43.3% and child population has decreased by -16.3% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 15

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -7.6% -7% -43.3% 0% -16.3%
Male -9.1% -8.6% -41% 0% -16.8%
Female -6% -5.4% -46% 0% -15.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 973 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 975, in schedule caste is 757 and in schedule tribe is 1333. There are 958 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 33 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 15

Total General SC ST Child
Change 33 33 -69 1333 12
2011 973 975 757 1333 958
2001 940 942 826 0 946

Literacy

Total about 17 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 8770 are male and 8059 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0015 is 93%. 96% of male and 90% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 15

Total Male Female
Change 8.3% 6.5% 10.3%
2011 93% 95.7% 90.3%
2001 84.7% 89.2% 80%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0015 has 37% (7285) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 13% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 15

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.5% 34.4% 2.2% 63.5%
Male 58.9% 56.3% 2.6% 41.1%
Female 13.5% 11.8% 1.7% 86.5%