Allahabad Cantonment Board, with population of about 27 thousand is Allahabad sub district's only cantonment board located in Allahabad sub district of Allahabad district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Allahabad cantonment board is 18 km2. Population density of the city is 1491 persons per km2. There are 7 wards in the city, among them Allahabad Ward No 07 is the most populous ward with population of 5687 and Allahabad Ward No 04 is the least populous ward with population of 1456.

Nearest railway station is Allahabad which is 3 km far from here. Allahabad is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 5 km. District head quarter of the city is Allahabad which is 5 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the city and is 220 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1027 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 46.8°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5.8°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 27 thousand people, among them about 15 thousand (55%) are male and about 12 thousand (45%) are female. 58% of the whole population are from general caste, 41% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Allahabad cantonment board is 10%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 5157 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Allahabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26,944 15,757 11,169 18 2,696
Male 14,750 8,833 5,909 8 1,470
Female 12,194 6,924 5,260 10 1,226

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 9% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 821 in Muslims are 897.

Religion wise population 2011 - Allahabad

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 26,944 24,267 2,299 202 61 27 17 2 69
Male 14,750 13,323 1,212 115 27 17 10 1 45
Female 12,194 10,944 1,087 87 34 10 7 1 24

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 11.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 24 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 12.1% which is 0.8% higher than male population growth rate of 11.3%. General caste population has increased by 2.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 28%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 260% and child population has increased by 0.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Allahabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.6% 2.3% 28% 260% 0.8%
Male 11.3% 3.2% 25.8% 166.7% 4.6%
Female 12.1% 1.1% 30.6% 400% -3.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 827 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 784, in schedule caste is 890 and in schedule tribe is 1250. There are 834 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 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 69 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Allahabad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 6 -16 33 583 -69
2011 827 784 890 1250 834
2001 821 800 857 667 903

Literacy

Total about 19 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 11 thousand are male and 7675 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Allahabad is 78%. 84% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Allahabad

Total Male Female
Change 5.1% 3.2% 7.6%
2011 77.9% 84.5% 70%
2001 72.8% 81.3% 62.4%

Workers profile

Allahabad has 32% (8712) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 15% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Allahabad

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.3% 25.7% 6.7% 67.7%
Male 47.1% 39.2% 7.8% 52.9%
Female 14.5% 9.2% 5.3% 85.5%