Chennai Ward No 28, with population of about 26 thousand is Chennai city's the 62nd most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 26 thousand people, among them about 14 thousand (53%) are male and about 12 thousand (47%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 28 is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 5840 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 28

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26,156 21,677 4,404 75 2,777
Male 13,826 11,570 2,212 44 1,436
Female 12,330 10,107 2,192 31 1,341

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 5.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 25 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 10.7% which is 9.4% higher than male population growth rate of 1.3%. General caste population has increased by 3.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 29.3% and child population has increased by 0.9% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 28

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.5% 3.8% 14.4% 29.3% 0.9%
Male 1.3% -0.2% 8.5% 83.3% -0.3%
Female 10.7% 8.8% 21.1% -8.8% 2.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 892 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 874, in schedule caste is 991 and in schedule tribe is 705. There are 934 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 77 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 25 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 28

Total General SC ST Child
Change 77 73 103 -712 25
2011 892 874 991 705 934
2001 815 801 888 1417 909

Literacy

Total about 21 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 11 thousand are male and 9211 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0028 is 88%. 91% of male and 84% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 28

Total Male Female
Change 10.7% 9.0% 13.1%
2011 87.8% 91.3% 83.8%
2001 77.1% 82.3% 70.7%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0028 has 41% (about 11 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 17% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 28

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.1% 36.8% 4.3% 58.9%
Male 62.4% 57.7% 4.7% 37.6%
Female 17.2% 13.3% 3.8% 82.8%