Nasirabad Cantonment Board, with population of about 51 thousand is Nasirabad sub district's only cantonment board located in Nasirabad sub district of Ajmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Nasirabad cantonment board is 23 km2. Population density of the city is 2216 persons per km2. There are 7 wards in the city, among them Nasirabad Ward No 03 is the most populous ward with population of about 11 thousand and Nasirabad Ward No 05 is the least populous ward with population of 5115.

Nearest railway station is Nasirabad which is within the city. Nasirabad is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Ajmer which is 24 km away. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 156 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 650 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45.3°C and minimum temperature goes down to 1.8°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 51 thousand people, among them about 29 thousand (56%) are male and about 22 thousand (44%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nasirabad cantonment board is 13%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 9078 households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nasirabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 50,804 40,290 10,238 276 6,627
Male 28,581 23,115 5,310 156 3,481
Female 22,223 17,175 4,928 120 3,146

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 79% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 16% of the total population and Jains 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 749 in Muslims are 966 and in Jains are 902

Religion wise population 2011 - Nasirabad

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 50,804 39,967 8,377 771 683 18 966 0 22
Male 28,581 22,856 4,261 411 517 11 508 0 17
Female 22,223 17,111 4,116 360 166 7 458 0 5

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 3.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 49 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 6.4% which is 5.2% higher than male population growth rate of 1.2%. General caste population has increased by 1.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 34.6% and child population has increased by 0.6% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nasirabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3.4% 1.3% 12.1% 34.6% 0.6%
Male 1.2% -1.7% 14.6% 66% 1.4%
Female 6.4% 5.6% 9.5% 8.1% -0.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 778 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 743, in schedule caste is 928 and in schedule tribe is 769. There are 904 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 39 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 16 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nasirabad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 39 52 -43 -412 -16
2011 778 743 928 769 904
2001 739 691 971 1181 920

Literacy

Total about 39 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 24 thousand are male and about 15 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nasirabad is 88%. 95% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nasirabad

Total Male Female
Change 2.4% 0.4% 5.6%
2011 88.4% 94.6% 80.2%
2001 86% 94.2% 74.6%

Workers profile

Nasirabad has 39% (about 20 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 11% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nasirabad

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39.1% 37.2% 1.9% 60.9%
Male 61.3% 59.8% 1.5% 38.7%
Female 10.7% 8.2% 2.5% 89.3%