Madippakkam Census Town, with population of about 36 thousand is Sholinganallur sub district's the 2nd most populous census town located in Sholinganallur sub district of Kancheepuram district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Madippakkam census town is 5 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 6658 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Madippakkam Ward No 01 and the population of Madippakkam Ward No 01 is about 36 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Pallavaram which is 6 km far from here. Sholinganallur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 15 km. District head quarter of the census town is Kancheepuram which is 67 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the census town and is 15 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1156.8 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 39.2°C and minimum temperature goes down to 21°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 36 thousand people, among them about 18 thousand (50%) are male and about 18 thousand (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 Madippakkam census town is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 9283 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Madippakkam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 35,752 33,005 2,705 42 3,453
Male 17,968 16,585 1,360 23 1,794
Female 17,784 16,420 1,345 19 1,659

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Christians which contribute 7% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 2% population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 980 in Christians are 957 and in Muslims are 1030

Religion wise population 2011 - Madippakkam

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 35,752 31,599 820 2,576 9 0 40 16 692
Male 17,968 15,956 404 1,316 5 0 20 8 259
Female 17,784 15,643 416 1,260 4 0 20 8 433

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 129.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 16 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 130.3% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of 129.6%. General caste population has increased by 130.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 128.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 121.1% and child population has increased by 149.3% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Madippakkam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 129.9% 130.1% 128.3% 121.1% 149.3%
Male 129.6% 129.9% 125.5% 187.5% 170.6%
Female 130.3% 130.3% 131.1% 72.7% 129.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 990 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 990, in schedule caste is 989 and in schedule tribe is 826. There are 925 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 164 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Madippakkam

Total General SC ST Child
Change 3 2 24 -549 -164
2011 990 990 989 826 925
2001 987 988 965 1375 1089

Literacy

Total about 31 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them about 16 thousand are male and about 15 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Madippakkam is 96%. 98% of male and 95% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Madippakkam

Total Male Female
Change 2.5% 1.0% 4.0%
2011 96.4% 97.9% 94.8%
2001 93.9% 96.9% 90.8%

Workers profile

Madippakkam has 45% (about 16 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 28% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Madippakkam

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.7% 38.9% 5.8% 55.3%
Male 61.7% 56% 5.7% 38.3%
Female 27.6% 21.5% 6% 72.4%