Chennai Ward No 147, with population of about 18 thousand is Chennai city's the 37th least populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 18 thousand people, among them 8952 (50%) are male and 8929 (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 147 is 7%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 4724 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 147

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17,881 17,320 545 16 1,266
Male 8,952 8,651 291 10 668
Female 8,929 8,669 254 6 598

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -1.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 18 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -1.9% which is 0.1% higher than male population growth rate of -2%. General caste population has decreased by -3.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 154.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -70.9% and child population has decreased by -3.3% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 147

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -1.9% -3.6% 154.7% -70.9% -3.3%
Male -2% -3.9% 179.8% -64.3% 0.6%
Female -1.9% -3.3% 130.9% -77.8% -7.3%

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 1002, in schedule caste is 873 and in schedule tribe is 600. There are 895 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 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 76 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 147

Total General SC ST Child
Change 1 6 -185 -364 -76
2011 997 1002 873 600 895
2001 996 996 1058 964 971

Literacy

Total about 16 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 8026 are male and 7748 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0147 is 95%. 97% of male and 93% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 147

Total Male Female
Change 5.8% 3.5% 8.1%
2011 94.9% 96.9% 93%
2001 89.1% 93.4% 84.9%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0147 has 40% (7153) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 23% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 147

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40% 36.3% 3.7% 60%
Male 57.5% 53.5% 4% 42.5%
Female 22.5% 19.2% 3.4% 77.5%