Roorkee is a Cantonment Board city in district of Haridwar, Uttarakhand. The Roorkee city is divided into 5 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Roorkee Cantonment Board has population of 14,689 of which 10,840 are males while 3,849 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1325 which is 9.02 % of total population of Roorkee (CB). In Roorkee Cantonment Board, Female Sex Ratio is of 355 against state average of 963. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Roorkee is around 800 compared to Uttarakhand state average of 890. Literacy rate of Roorkee city is 97.84 % higher than state average of 78.82 %. In Roorkee, Male literacy is around 98.98 % while female literacy rate is 94.33 %.
Roorkee Cantonment Board has total administration over 2,211 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.
Roorkee Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.68 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.50 % of total population in Roorkee (CB).
Roorkee Work Profile
Out of total population, 8,861 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 8,510 were males while 351 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 8861 working population, 96.78 % were engaged in Main Work while 3.22 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Roorkee 2019 Population
The next census for Roorkee Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.