Ahmadabad Cantonment Cantonment Board, with population of 7588 is Ahmadabad City sub district's only cantonment board located in Ahmadabad City sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Ahmadabad Cantonment cantonment board is 6 km2. Population density of the city is 1357 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this city which is Ahmadabad Cantonment Ward No 01 and the population of Ahmadabad Cantonment Ward No 01 is 7588.

Nearest railway station is Ahmadabad which is 7 km far from here. Ahmadabad City is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 7 km. District head quarter of the city is Ahmadabad which is 7 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 18 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 750.5 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45.1°C and minimum temperature goes down to 12.08°C.

Demographics

The city is home to 7588 people, among them 3937 (52%) are male and 3651 (48%) are female. 64% of the whole population are from general caste, 26% are from schedule caste and 11% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ahmadabad Cantonment cantonment board is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1446 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ahmadabad Cantonment

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7,588 4,830 1,945 813 795
Male 3,937 2,517 1,008 412 405
Female 3,651 2,313 937 401 390

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 71% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 26% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 918 in Muslims are 956 and in Christians are 864.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ahmadabad Cantonment

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 7,588 5,414 1,970 151 15 6 32 0 0
Male 3,937 2,823 1,007 81 7 4 15 0 0
Female 3,651 2,591 963 70 8 2 17 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the city has decreased by -48.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 15 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is -37.9% which is 17.5% higher than male population growth rate of -55.4%. General caste population has decreased by -59.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -5.8% and child population has decreased by -54.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ahmadabad Cantonment

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -48.4% -59.9% 9% -5.8% -54.7%
Male -55.4% -66.2% 8.9% -7.8% -57.4%
Female -37.9% -49.8% 9.2% -3.6% -51.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 927 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 919, in schedule caste is 930 and in schedule tribe is 973. There are 963 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 261 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 118 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ahmadabad Cantonment

Total General SC ST Child
Change 261 301 3 42 118
2011 927 919 930 973 963
2001 666 618 927 931 845

Literacy

Total 6018 people in the city are literate, among them 3326 are male and 2692 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ahmadabad Cantonment is 89%. 94% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has decreased by -2%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone down by 1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ahmadabad Cantonment

Total Male Female
Change -2.0% -2.3% 1.0%
2011 88.6% 94.2% 82.6%
2001 90.6% 96.5% 81.6%

Workers profile

Ahmadabad Cantonment has 38% (2921) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 19% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ahmadabad Cantonment

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38.5% 31.4% 7.1% 61.5%
Male 56.3% 49.5% 6.9% 43.7%
Female 19.3% 11.9% 7.3% 80.7%