Jalandhar Cantt. is a Cantonment Board city in district of Jalandhar, Punjab. The Jalandhar Cantt. city is divided into 7 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Jalandhar Cantt. Cantonment Board has population of 47,845 of which 27,755 are males while 20,090 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 5324 which is 11.13 % of total population of Jalandhar Cantt. (CB). In Jalandhar Cantt. Cantonment Board, Female Sex Ratio is of 724 against state average of 895. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Jalandhar Cantt. is around 837 compared to Punjab state average of 846. Literacy rate of Jalandhar Cantt. city is 91.16 % higher than state average of 75.84 %. In Jalandhar Cantt., Male literacy is around 94.31 % while female literacy rate is 86.74 %.
Jalandhar Cantt. Cantonment Board has total administration over 9,699 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Cantonment Board limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Jalandhar Cantt. Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.67 % of total population in Jalandhar Cantt. (CB).
The (CB) Jalandhar Cantt. currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.
Jalandhar Cantt. Work Profile
Out of total population, 20,094 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 17,911 were males while 2,183 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 20094 working population, 95.25 % were engaged in Main Work while 4.75 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Jalandhar Cantt. 2021 Population
The next census for Jalandhar Cantt. Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.