Chennai Ward No 118, with population of about 34 thousand is Chennai city's the 39th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 34 thousand people, among them about 17 thousand (50%) are male and about 17 thousand (50%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 118 is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 8947 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 118

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 34,310 27,705 6,554 51 3,354
Male 17,078 13,805 3,247 26 1,710
Female 17,232 13,900 3,307 25 1,644

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 15.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 30 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 18.4% which is 5.2% higher than male population growth rate of 13.2%. General caste population has increased by 15.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -32.9% and child population has increased by 15.6% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 118

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.8% 15.1% 19.6% -32.9% 15.6%
Male 13.2% 12.5% 17.4% -36.6% 15.6%
Female 18.4% 17.8% 21.7% -28.6% 15.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1009 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1007, in schedule caste is 1018 and in schedule tribe is 962. There are 961 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 44 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 0 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 118

Total General SC ST Child
Change 44 45 35 108 0
2011 1009 1007 1018 962 961
2001 965 962 983 854 961

Literacy

Total about 29 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 15 thousand are male and about 14 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0118 is 92%. 95% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 118

Total Male Female
Change 3.5% 2.2% 5.2%
2011 92.3% 95.3% 89.5%
2001 88.8% 93.1% 84.3%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0118 has 39% (about 13 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 18% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 118

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.8% 35% 3.8% 61.2%
Male 59.3% 54.6% 4.7% 40.7%
Female 18.5% 15.6% 2.9% 81.5%