Jhansi Cantonment Board, with population of about 28 thousand is Jhansi sub district's the most populous cantonment board located in Jhansi sub district of Jhansi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Jhansi cantonment board is 19 km2 and it is the biggest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 1521 persons per km2. There are 7 wards in the city, among them Jhansi Ward No 01 is the most populous ward with population of about 17 thousand and Jhansi Ward No 04 is the least populous ward with population of 1060.

Nearest railway station is Jhansi which is 4 km far from here. Jhansi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 4 km. District head quarter of the city is Jhansi which is 2 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the city and is 300 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 660 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 46°C and minimum temperature goes down to 4°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 28 thousand people, among them about 17 thousand (60%) are male and about 11 thousand (40%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jhansi cantonment board is 12%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 5925 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jhansi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28,343 23,580 4,735 28 3,404
Male 17,023 14,464 2,546 13 1,914
Female 11,320 9,116 2,189 15 1,490

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 86% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 6% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 675 in Muslims are 773 and in Sikhs are 384

Religion wise population 2011 - Jhansi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 28,343 24,388 1,670 347 1,567 18 314 4 35
Male 17,023 14,557 942 193 1,132 13 163 2 21
Female 11,320 9,831 728 154 435 5 151 2 14

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 52.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 19 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 35.7% which is -30.6% lower than male population growth rate of 66.3%. General caste population has increased by 70.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -0.3% and child population has increased by 46.9% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jhansi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 52.5% 70.4% -0.3% 0% 46.9%
Male 66.3% 85.7% 3.9% 0% 54.4%
Female 35.7% 50.8% -4.7% 0% 38.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 665 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 630, in schedule caste is 860 and in schedule tribe is 1154. There are 778 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 150 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 91 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jhansi

Total General SC ST Child
Change -150 -146 -77 1154 -91
2011 665 630 860 1154 778
2001 815 776 937 0 869

Literacy

Total about 23 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 15 thousand are male and 8777 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jhansi is 94%. 96% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jhansi

Total Male Female
Change 9.4% 6.6% 12.3%
2011 93.6% 96.5% 89.3%
2001 84.2% 89.9% 77%

Workers profile

Jhansi has 44% (about 12 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 66% male and 11% female population are working population. 62% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jhansi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 43.7% 40.6% 3.1% 56.3%
Male 65.5% 62.5% 3.1% 34.5%
Female 11% 7.8% 3.1% 89%