Chennai Ward No 42, with population of about 28 thousand is Chennai city's the 56th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 28 thousand people, among them about 14 thousand (50%) are male and about 14 thousand (50%) are female. 46% of the whole population are from general caste, 54% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 42 is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 6137 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 42

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 27,857 12,754 15,041 62 3,015
Male 13,821 6,365 7,423 33 1,579
Female 14,036 6,389 7,618 29 1,436

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 15.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 24 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 16% which is 1.3% higher than male population growth rate of 14.7%. General caste population has increased by 13.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 195.2% and child population has increased by 4.5% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 42

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.4% 13.2% 17% 195.2% 4.5%
Male 14.7% 12.5% 16.4% 200% 10.3%
Female 16% 13.9% 17.5% 190% -1.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1016 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1004, in schedule caste is 1026 and in schedule tribe is 879. There are 909 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 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 105 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 42

Total General SC ST Child
Change 11 13 9 -30 -105
2011 1016 1004 1026 879 909
2001 1005 991 1017 909 1014

Literacy

Total about 20 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 11 thousand are male and 9471 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0042 is 81%. 87% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 42

Total Male Female
Change 9.5% 8.5% 10.6%
2011 81% 86.9% 75.2%
2001 71.5% 78.4% 64.6%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0042 has 40% (about 11 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 21% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 42

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.4% 36% 4.4% 59.6%
Male 59.7% 54.3% 5.4% 40.3%
Female 21.4% 17.9% 3.5% 78.6%