Chennai Ward No 49, with population of about 17 thousand is Chennai city's the 27th least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 17 thousand people, among them 8677 (51%) are male and 8212 (49%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 49 is 10%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 3228 households in the ward and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 49

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16,889 15,098 1,790 1 1,638
Male 8,677 7,837 840 0 880
Female 8,212 7,261 950 1 758

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 12.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 15 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 24.1% which is 20.6% higher than male population growth rate of 3.5%. General caste population has increased by 27.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -43.3% and child population has increased by 34.6% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 49

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.6% 27.4% -43.3% 0% 34.6%
Male 3.5% 18.3% -52.3% 0% 39.5%
Female 24.1% 39.1% -32% 0% 29.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 946 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 927, in schedule caste is 1131. There are 861 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 157 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 68 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 49

Total General SC ST Child
Change 157 139 337 0 -68
2011 946 927 1131 0 861
2001 789 788 794 0 929

Literacy

Total about 13 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 7130 are male and 6271 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0049 is 88%. 91% of male and 84% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 49

Total Male Female
Change 12.3% 12.2% 13.0%
2011 87.9% 91.4% 84.1%
2001 75.6% 79.2% 71.1%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0049 has 32% (5487) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 11% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 49

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.5% 29% 3.5% 67.5%
Male 52.6% 48.8% 3.8% 47.4%
Female 11.3% 8.1% 3.1% 88.7%