Chennai Ward No 115, with population of about 25 thousand is Chennai city's the 68th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 25 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (50%) are male and about 12 thousand (50%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 115 is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 6453 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 115

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24,775 23,708 1,057 10 2,455
Male 12,394 11,869 520 5 1,250
Female 12,381 11,839 537 5 1,205

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -2.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 25 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 0.4% which is 5.7% higher than male population growth rate of -5.3%. General caste population has decreased by -4.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 98.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -41.2% and child population has decreased by -1.7% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 115

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -2.6% -4.7% 98.7% -41.2% -1.7%
Male -5.3% -7.3% 85.7% -50% -0.8%
Female 0.4% -1.9% 113.1% -28.6% -2.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 999 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 997, in schedule caste is 1033 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 964 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 57 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 18 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 115

Total General SC ST Child
Change 57 54 133 300 -18
2011 999 997 1033 1000 964
2001 942 943 900 700 982

Literacy

Total about 20 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 11 thousand are male and 9599 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0115 is 90%. 94% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 115

Total Male Female
Change 2.5% 1.6% 3.8%
2011 90.1% 94.4% 85.9%
2001 87.6% 92.8% 82.1%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0115 has 41% (about 10 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 22% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 115

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.4% 36.7% 4.7% 58.6%
Male 60.9% 55.3% 5.6% 39.1%
Female 22% 18.2% 3.8% 78%