Chennai Ward No 47, with population of about 14 thousand is Chennai city's the 13th least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 14 thousand people, among them 7370 (51%) are male and 7009 (49%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 47 is 9%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 2999 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 47

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14,379 11,742 2,627 10 1,330
Male 7,370 6,041 1,325 4 711
Female 7,009 5,701 1,302 6 619

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 16.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 12 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 17.1% which is 0.6% higher than male population growth rate of 16.5%. General caste population has increased by 11.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 47.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 233.3% and child population has increased by 10.2% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 47

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.8% 11.6% 47.5% 233.3% 10.2%
Male 16.5% 11.2% 48.7% 33.3% 12%
Female 17.1% 11.9% 46.3% 0% 8.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 951 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 944, in schedule caste is 983 and in schedule tribe is 1500. There are 871 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 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 30 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 47

Total General SC ST Child
Change 5 6 -16 1500 -30
2011 951 944 983 1500 871
2001 946 938 999 0 901

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 6298 are male and 5759 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0047 is 92%. 95% of male and 90% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 47

Total Male Female
Change 12.5% 9.1% 16.1%
2011 92.4% 94.6% 90.1%
2001 79.9% 85.5% 74%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0047 has 33% (4813) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 13% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 47

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.5% 30.9% 2.6% 66.5%
Male 53.1% 50.7% 2.4% 46.9%
Female 12.8% 10% 2.8% 87.2%