Chennai Ward No 46, with population of about 13 thousand is Chennai city's the 7th least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 13 thousand people, among them 6423 (50%) are male and 6324 (50%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 46 is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 3049 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 46

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12,747 11,641 1,092 14 1,243
Male 6,423 5,860 556 7 644
Female 6,324 5,781 536 7 599

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 6.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 12 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 9.6% which is 6% higher than male population growth rate of 3.6%. General caste population has increased by 1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 147.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 180% and child population has increased by 6.6% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 46

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6.5% 1% 147.1% 180% 6.6%
Male 3.6% -2.1% 159.8% 250% 7.9%
Female 9.6% 4.4% 135.1% 133.3% 5.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 985 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 987, in schedule caste is 964 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 930 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 55 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 23 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 46

Total General SC ST Child
Change 55 62 -101 -500 -23
2011 985 987 964 1000 930
2001 930 925 1065 1500 953

Literacy

Total about 11 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 5561 are male and 5097 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0046 is 93%. 96% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 46

Total Male Female
Change 4.5% 3.8% 5.4%
2011 92.6% 96.2% 89%
2001 88.1% 92.4% 83.6%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0046 has 36% (4603) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 14% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 46

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.1% 31.7% 4.4% 63.9%
Male 57.6% 51.9% 5.8% 42.4%
Female 14.2% 11.1% 3.1% 85.8%