Jabalpur Cantt Cantonment Board, with population of about 72 thousand is Jabalpur sub district's only cantonment board located in Jabalpur sub district of Jabalpur district in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Jabalpur Cantt cantonment board is 28 km2. Population density of the city is 2536 persons per km2. There are 8 wards in the city, among them Jabalpur Cantt Ward No 07 is the most populous ward with population of about 13 thousand and Jabalpur Cantt Ward No 05 is the least populous ward with population of 4892.

Nearest railway station is Jabalpur which is 2 km far from here. Jabalpur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 2 km. District head quarter of the city is Jabalpur which is 2 km away. Bhopal is the state head quarter of the city and is 312 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1292.3 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44.5°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5.7°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 72 thousand people, among them about 42 thousand (58%) are male and about 30 thousand (42%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jabalpur Cantt cantonment board is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 14 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jabalpur Cantt

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 72,261 58,880 11,611 1,770 6,174
Male 42,172 35,369 5,906 897 3,172
Female 30,089 23,511 5,705 873 3,002

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 83% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 11% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 3% population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 693 in Muslims are 841 and in Christians are 930

Religion wise population 2011 - Jabalpur Cantt

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 72,261 60,223 8,043 2,264 863 123 634 51 60
Male 42,172 35,568 4,368 1,173 585 82 337 27 32
Female 30,089 24,655 3,675 1,091 278 41 297 24 28

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 8.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 66 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 11.5% which is 4.8% higher than male population growth rate of 6.7%. General caste population has increased by 5.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 9.8% and child population has decreased by -6.4% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jabalpur Cantt

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.7% 5.3% 29.3% 9.8% -6.4%
Male 6.7% 4.4% 24.4% 1.5% -9.6%
Female 11.5% 6.8% 34.7% 19.9% -2.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 713 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 665, in schedule caste is 966 and in schedule tribe is 973. There are 946 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 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 65 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jabalpur Cantt

Total General SC ST Child
Change 30 15 74 149 65
2011 713 665 966 973 946
2001 683 650 892 824 881

Literacy

Total about 61 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 37 thousand are male and about 24 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jabalpur Cantt is 92%. 95% of male and 87% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jabalpur Cantt

Total Male Female
Change 0.7% -0.7% 3.0%
2011 91.8% 95.2% 86.9%
2001 91.1% 95.9% 83.9%

Workers profile

Jabalpur Cantt has 44% (about 32 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 65% male and 14% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jabalpur Cantt

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 43.9% 39.3% 4.6% 56.1%
Male 64.9% 59.4% 5.4% 35.1%
Female 14.4% 11% 3.4% 85.6%