Lucknow Cantonment Board, with population of about 63 thousand is Lucknow sub district's only cantonment board located in Lucknow sub district of Lucknow district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Lucknow cantonment board is 28 km2. Population density of the city is 2286 persons per km2. There are 8 wards in the city, among them Lucknow Ward No 01 is the most populous ward with population of about 15 thousand and Lucknow Ward No 03 is the least populous ward with population of 3455.

Nearest railway station is Charbagh Lucknow which is 5 km far from here. Sadar Lucknow is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 5 km. District head quarter of the city is Lucknow which is 5 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the city and is 3 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 900 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 63 thousand people, among them about 37 thousand (58%) are male and about 26 thousand (42%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Lucknow cantonment board is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 12 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Lucknow

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 63,003 53,909 8,915 179 6,195
Male 36,586 31,731 4,713 142 3,284
Female 26,417 22,178 4,202 37 2,911

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 75% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 20% of the total population and Sikhs 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 688 in Muslims are 909 and in Sikhs are 489

Religion wise population 2011 - Lucknow

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 63,003 47,202 12,774 1,208 1,437 137 79 2 164
Male 36,586 27,963 6,693 717 965 118 45 1 84
Female 26,417 19,239 6,081 491 472 19 34 1 80

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 5.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 60 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 0.6% which is -9.2% lower than male population growth rate of 9.8%. General caste population has increased by 9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -11.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 96.7% and child population has decreased by -10.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Lucknow

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.7% 9% -11.1% 96.7% -10.7%
Male 9.8% 12.9% -8.9% 208.7% -12.5%
Female 0.6% 3.8% -13.4% -17.8% -8.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 722 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 699, in schedule caste is 892 and in schedule tribe is 261. There are 886 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 66 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 38 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Lucknow

Total General SC ST Child
Change -66 -62 -47 -717 38
2011 722 699 892 261 886
2001 788 761 939 978 848

Literacy

Total about 49 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 30 thousand are male and about 19 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Lucknow is 86%. 90% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Lucknow

Total Male Female
Change 3.6% 1.8% 5.4%
2011 85.9% 89.9% 80.1%
2001 82.3% 88.1% 74.7%

Workers profile

Lucknow has 42% (about 26 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 12% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Lucknow

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 41.8% 37.3% 4.5% 58.2%
Male 63.2% 58.1% 5% 36.8%
Female 12.3% 8.6% 3.7% 87.7%