Chennai Ward No 138, with population of about 38 thousand is Chennai city's the 32nd most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 38 thousand people, among them about 19 thousand (50%) are male and about 19 thousand (50%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 138 is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 9952 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 138

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 37,720 29,569 8,096 55 3,731
Male 18,892 14,793 4,072 27 1,915
Female 18,828 14,776 4,024 28 1,816

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 2.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 37 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 3.8% which is 2.3% higher than male population growth rate of 1.5%. General caste population has decreased by -6.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 61.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 34.1% and child population has increased by 8.6% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 138

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2.6% -6.7% 61.1% 34.1% 8.6%
Male 1.5% -7.8% 59.5% 35% 11%
Female 3.8% -5.5% 62.8% 33.3% 6.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 997 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 999, in schedule caste is 988 and in schedule tribe is 1037. There are 948 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 42 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 138

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 24 20 -13 -42
2011 997 999 988 1037 948
2001 974 975 968 1050 990

Literacy

Total about 30 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 16 thousand are male and about 15 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0138 is 90%. 93% 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 138

Total Male Female
Change 4.5% 2.9% 6.3%
2011 89.6% 93.1% 86.1%
2001 85.1% 90.2% 79.8%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0138 has 40% (about 15 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 22% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 138

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.1% 38.3% 1.9% 59.9%
Male 58% 55.8% 2.2% 42%
Female 22.2% 20.7% 1.6% 77.8%