Chennai Ward No 148, with population of about 18 thousand is Chennai city's the 38th 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 8869 (50%) are male and 9045 (50%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 148 is 8%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 4732 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 148

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17,914 16,493 1,414 7 1,361
Male 8,869 8,168 696 5 711
Female 9,045 8,325 718 2 650

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -16.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 21 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is -15.9% which is 1.3% higher than male population growth rate of -17.2%. General caste population has decreased by -18.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.7% and child population has decreased by -8.6% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 148

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -16.5% -18.5% 14.7% 0% -8.6%
Male -17.2% -19.2% 17.6% 0% -8.1%
Female -15.9% -17.7% 12% 0% -9.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1020 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1019, in schedule caste is 1032 and in schedule tribe is 400. There are 914 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 10 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 148

Total General SC ST Child
Change 15 19 -51 400 -10
2011 1020 1019 1032 400 914
2001 1005 1000 1083 0 924

Literacy

Total about 16 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them 7937 are male and 7778 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0148 is 95%. 97% of male and 93% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 148

Total Male Female
Change 6.8% 5.4% 8.4%
2011 94.9% 97.3% 92.7%
2001 88.1% 91.9% 84.3%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0148 has 39% (6916) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 21% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 148

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.6% 35.2% 3.5% 61.4%
Male 56.4% 52.1% 4.3% 43.6%
Female 21.1% 18.5% 2.6% 78.9%