Chennai Ward No 88, with population of about 24 thousand is Chennai city's the 77th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 24 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (50%) are male and about 12 thousand (50%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 88 is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 5401 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 88

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23,618 23,006 591 21 2,552
Male 11,897 11,576 312 9 1,324
Female 11,721 11,430 279 12 1,228

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 12.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 21 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 15.4% which is 4.9% higher than male population growth rate of 10.5%. General caste population has increased by 10.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 427.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by 0% and child population has increased by 17.7% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 88

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.9% 10.7% 427.7% 0% 17.7%
Male 10.5% 8.2% 428.8% 28.6% 26.5%
Female 15.4% 13.3% 426.4% -14.3% 9.5%

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 894 and in schedule tribe is 1333. There are 927 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 42 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 144 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 88

Total General SC ST Child
Change 42 44 -4 -667 -144
2011 985 987 894 1333 927
2001 943 943 898 2000 1071

Literacy

Total about 19 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 9917 are male and 8988 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0088 is 90%. 94% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 88

Total Male Female
Change 4.3% 3.3% 5.8%
2011 89.7% 93.8% 85.7%
2001 85.4% 90.5% 79.9%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0088 has 35% (8232) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 13% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 88

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.9% 33.1% 1.8% 65.1%
Male 56% 54% 2% 44%
Female 13.4% 11.8% 1.6% 86.6%