Chennai Ward No 98, with population of about 17 thousand is Chennai city's the 32nd 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 8615 (49%) are male and 8851 (51%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 98 is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 4316 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 98

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17,466 15,240 2,215 11 1,746
Male 8,615 7,531 1,076 8 895
Female 8,851 7,709 1,139 3 851

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -0.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 18 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 0.7% which is 3% higher than male population growth rate of -2.3%. General caste population has decreased by -5.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 47.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -71.8% and child population has decreased by -0.3% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 98

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -0.8% -5.2% 47.6% -71.8% -0.3%
Male -2.3% -7% 53.7% -61.9% 0.3%
Female 0.7% -3.3% 42.2% -83.3% -0.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1027 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1024, in schedule caste is 1059 and in schedule tribe is 375. There are 951 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 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 98

Total General SC ST Child
Change 30 40 -85 -482 -12
2011 1027 1024 1059 375 951
2001 997 984 1144 857 963

Literacy

Total about 14 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 7055 are male and 6607 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0098 is 87%. 91% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 98

Total Male Female
Change -0.1% -1.6% 1.5%
2011 86.9% 91.4% 82.6%
2001 87% 93% 81.1%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0098 has 38% (6578) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 17% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 98

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.7% 32.3% 5.3% 62.3%
Male 59.1% 53.5% 5.6% 40.9%
Female 16.8% 11.7% 5.1% 83.2%