Kirkee Cantonment Board, with population of about 79 thousand is Pune City sub district's the most populous cantonment board located in Pune City sub district of Pune district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Kirkee cantonment board is 13 km2 and it is the smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 5947 persons per km2. There are 8 wards in the city, among them Kirkee Ward No 04 is the most populous ward with population of about 29 thousand and Kirkee Ward No 08 is the least populous ward with population of 4178.

Nearest railway station is Kirkee which is within the city. Pune is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 8 km. District head quarter of the city is Pune which is 8 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the city and is 168 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 710.7 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 41.4°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5.9°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 79 thousand people, among them about 44 thousand (56%) are male and about 35 thousand (44%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kirkee cantonment board is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 16 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kirkee

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 78,684 62,534 14,400 1,750 8,164
Male 43,837 35,688 7,250 899 4,206
Female 34,847 26,846 7,150 851 3,958

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 70% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 13% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 7% population all other religious communities contribute 10% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 773 in Muslims are 862 and in Buddhists are 1048

Religion wise population 2011 - Kirkee

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 78,684 55,171 10,387 3,958 2,468 5,604 883 106 107
Male 43,837 31,117 5,577 1,939 1,913 2,736 440 53 62
Female 34,847 24,054 4,810 2,019 555 2,868 443 53 45

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 1.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 77 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 2.2% which is 1.2% higher than male population growth rate of 1%. General caste population has decreased by -0.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 8.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 30.1% and child population has decreased by -7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kirkee

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1.6% -0.6% 8.8% 30.1% -7%
Male 1% 0.1% 3.1% 30.3% -10.4%
Female 2.2% -1.4% 15.3% 29.9% -3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 795 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 752, in schedule caste is 986 and in schedule tribe is 947. There are 941 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 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 71 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kirkee

Total General SC ST Child
Change 9 -11 104 -2 71
2011 795 752 986 947 941
2001 786 763 882 949 870

Literacy

Total about 65 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 38 thousand are male and about 27 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kirkee is 92%. 95% of male and 89% 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 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kirkee

Total Male Female
Change 4.0% 2.4% 6.1%
2011 92.4% 95.4% 88.6%
2001 88.4% 93% 82.5%

Workers profile

Kirkee has 43% (about 34 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 18% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kirkee

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 42.8% 40.1% 2.7% 57.2%
Male 62.6% 59.6% 3% 37.4%
Female 17.9% 15.6% 2.3% 82.1%