Chennai Ward No 149, with population of about 32 thousand is Chennai city's the 49th most populous ward, located in Chennai district of the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 32 thousand people, among them about 16 thousand (49%) are male and about 16 thousand (51%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennai Ward No 149 is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 8398 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chennai Ward No 149

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 32,138 28,677 3,429 32 2,927
Male 15,893 14,209 1,669 15 1,479
Female 16,245 14,468 1,760 17 1,448

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 1.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 32 thousand. Female population growth rate of the ward is 3.9% which is 5.1% higher than male population growth rate of -1.2%. General caste population has decreased by -3.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 77.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 100% and child population has decreased by -2.1% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 149

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1.3% -3.7% 77.4% 100% -2.1%
Male -1.2% -6.3% 80.4% 150% -4.6%
Female 3.9% -1.1% 74.6% 70% 0.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1022 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1018, in schedule caste is 1055 and in schedule tribe is 1133. There are 979 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 50 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 51 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chennai Ward No 149

Total General SC ST Child
Change 50 53 -35 -534 51
2011 1022 1018 1055 1133 979
2001 972 965 1090 1667 928

Literacy

Total about 27 thousand people in the ward are literate, among them about 14 thousand are male and about 13 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennai WARD NO.-0149 is 91%. 95% of male and 87% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 4%. 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 149

Total Male Female
Change 4.4% 3.0% 6.2%
2011 91.1% 95% 87.4%
2001 86.7% 92% 81.2%

Workers profile

Chennai WARD NO.-0149 has 41% (about 13 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 24% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chennai Ward No 149

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.3% 35.9% 5.4% 58.7%
Male 59% 53.7% 5.3% 41%
Female 24% 18.5% 5.6% 76%