Amritsar Cantt. is a Cantonment Board city in district of Amritsar, Punjab. The Amritsar Cantt. city is divided into 7 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Amritsar Cantt. Cantonment Board has population of 10,410 of which 6,255 are males while 4,155 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1315 which is 12.63 % of total population of Amritsar Cantt. (CB). In Amritsar Cantt. Cantonment Board, Female Sex Ratio is of 664 against state average of 895. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Amritsar Cantt. is around 777 compared to Punjab state average of 846. Literacy rate of Amritsar Cantt. city is 92.96 % higher than state average of 75.84 %. In Amritsar Cantt., Male literacy is around 95.90 % while female literacy rate is 88.44 %.
Amritsar Cantt. Cantonment Board has total administration over 2,240 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.
Amritsar Cantt. Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.66 % of total population in Amritsar Cantt. (CB).
The (CB) Amritsar Cantt. currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.
Amritsar Cantt. Work Profile
Out of total population, 4,626 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 4,088 were males while 538 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 4626 working population, 89.34 % were engaged in Main Work while 10.66 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Amritsar Cantt. 2021 Population
The next census for Amritsar Cantt. Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.