Nainital (CB) Cantonment Board, with population of 1398 is Nainital sub district's only cantonment board located in Nainital sub district of Nainital district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Nainital (CB) cantonment board is 3 km2. Population density of the city is 540 persons per km2. There are 2 wards in the city, among them Nainital Ward No 01 is the most populous ward with population of 730 and Nainital Ward No 02 is the least populous ward with population of 668.

Nearest railway station is Kathgodam which is 36 km far from here. Nainital is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 2 km. District head quarter of the city is Nainital which is 2 km away. Dehradun is the state head quarter of the city and is 366 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1296.6 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 30.3°C and minimum temperature goes down to -1.7°C.

Demographics

The city is home to 1398 people, among them 777 (56%) are male and 621 (44%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nainital (CB) cantonment board is 8%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 414 households in the city and an average 3 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nainital (CB)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,398 1,106 292 0 110
Male 777 624 153 0 60
Female 621 482 139 0 50

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 94% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 4% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 795 in Muslims are 1000 and in Sikhs are 700.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nainital (CB)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,398 1,314 54 8 17 0 5 0 0
Male 777 732 27 6 10 0 2 0 0
Female 621 582 27 2 7 0 3 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 9.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1281. Female population growth rate of the city is 1.5% which is -14.6% lower than male population growth rate of 16.1%. General caste population has increased by 16.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -11.5% and child population has increased by 4.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nainital (CB)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.1% 16.3% -11.5% 0% 4.8%
Male 16.1% 25.3% -10.5% 0% 22.4%
Female 1.5% 6.4% -12.6% 0% -10.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 799 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 772, in schedule caste is 908. There are 833 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 116 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 310 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nainital (CB)

Total General SC ST Child
Change -116 -138 -22 0 -310
2011 799 772 908 0 833
2001 915 910 930 0 1143

Literacy

Total 1237 people in the city are literate, among them 707 are male and 530 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nainital (CB) is 96%. 99% of male and 93% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nainital (CB)

Total Male Female
Change 7.1% 5.7% 8.4%
2011 96% 98.6% 92.8%
2001 88.9% 92.9% 84.4%

Workers profile

Nainital (CB) has 37% (524) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 13% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nainital (CB)

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.5% 37.3% 0.1% 62.5%
Male 57.3% 57% 0.3% 42.7%
Female 12.7% 12.7% 0% 87.3%