Chennai Ward No 48, with population of about 18 thousand is Chennai city's the 40th least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 18 thousand people, among them 9385 (51%) are male and 8884 (49%) are female. 62% of the whole population are from general caste, 38% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 48 is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 3978 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 48

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18,269 11,353 6,886 30 1,955
Male 9,385 5,897 3,475 13 1,019
Female 8,884 5,456 3,411 17 936

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -19.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 23 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -18.4% which is 1.6% higher than male population growth rate of -20%. General caste population has decreased by -22.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -12.8% and child population has decreased by -23% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 48

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -19.2% -22.9% -12.8% 0% -23%
Male -20% -23.4% -13.7% 0% -22.7%
Female -18.4% -22.3% -11.8% 0% -23.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 947 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 925, in schedule caste is 982 and in schedule tribe is 1308. There are 919 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 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 48

Total General SC ST Child
Change 18 13 21 1308 -6
2011 947 925 982 1308 919
2001 929 912 961 0 925

Literacy

Total about 14 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 7518 are male and 6463 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0048 is 86%. 90% of male and 81% 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 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 48

Total Male Female
Change 6.5% 5.6% 7.5%
2011 85.7% 89.9% 81.3%
2001 79.2% 84.3% 73.8%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0048 has 35% (6418) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 12% female population are working population. 55% 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 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 48

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.1% 33.1% 2.1% 64.9%
Male 56.9% 54.8% 2.2% 43.1%
Female 12.1% 10.1% 2% 87.9%