Chennai Ward No 38, with population of about 35 thousand is Chennai city's the 36th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 35 thousand people, among them about 18 thousand (50%) are male and about 18 thousand (50%) are female. 54% of the whole population are from general caste, 46% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 38 is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 8936 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 38

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 35,187 18,855 16,173 159 3,494
Male 17,533 9,387 8,069 77 1,842
Female 17,654 9,468 8,104 82 1,652

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -2.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 36 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -1% which is 2.7% higher than male population growth rate of -3.7%. General caste population has decreased by -21.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 36%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 183.9% and child population has decreased by -15.7% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 38

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -2.4% -21.7% 36% 183.9% -15.7%
Male -3.7% -23.2% 35.8% 133.3% -11%
Female -1% -20.2% 36.2% 256.5% -20.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1007 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1009, in schedule caste is 1004 and in schedule tribe is 1065. There are 897 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 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 106 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 38

Total General SC ST Child
Change 27 39 3 368 -106
2011 1007 1009 1004 1065 897
2001 980 970 1001 697 1003

Literacy

Total about 28 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 15 thousand are male and about 14 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0038 is 89%. 93% of male and 85% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 38

Total Male Female
Change 2.4% 1.2% 3.8%
2011 88.8% 92.7% 85%
2001 86.4% 91.5% 81.2%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0038 has 38% (about 13 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 18% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% 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 38

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.7% 30.3% 7.4% 62.3%
Male 58.1% 48.1% 9.9% 41.9%
Female 17.6% 12.6% 5% 82.4%