Chennai Ward No 31, with population of about 32 thousand is Chennai city's the 48th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 32 thousand people, among them about 16 thousand (50%) are male and about 16 thousand (50%) are female. 48% of the whole population are from general caste, 52% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 31 is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 7226 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 31

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 32,152 15,510 16,598 44 3,316
Male 16,030 7,875 8,130 25 1,698
Female 16,122 7,635 8,468 19 1,618

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 24.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 26 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 28.2% which is 7.4% higher than male population growth rate of 20.8%. General caste population has increased by 40.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.2% and child population has increased by 11.6% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 31

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24.4% 40.3% 12.2% 0% 11.6%
Male 20.8% 34.7% 9.5% 0% 12.7%
Female 28.2% 46.7% 14.9% 0% 10.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1006 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 970, in schedule caste is 1042 and in schedule tribe is 760. There are 953 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 59 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 31

Total General SC ST Child
Change 59 80 49 760 -20
2011 1006 970 1042 760 953
2001 947 890 993 0 973

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.-0031 is 85%. 89% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 31

Total Male Female
Change 7.2% 6.5% 8.4%
2011 84.8% 89.3% 80.5%
2001 77.6% 82.8% 72.1%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0031 has 37% (about 12 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 18% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 31

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.6% 31.3% 5.3% 63.4%
Male 55.3% 49.5% 5.8% 44.7%
Female 17.9% 13.1% 4.8% 82.1%