Dehu Road Cantonment Board, with population of about 49 thousand is Haveli sub district's only cantonment board located in Haveli sub district of Pune district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Dehu Road cantonment board is 36 km2. Population density of the city is 1360 persons per km2. There are 7 wards in the city, among them Dehu Road Ward No 01 is the most populous ward with population of about 11 thousand and Dehu Road Ward No 07 is the least populous ward with population of 4725.

Nearest railway station is Dehu Road which is within the city. Pune is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 25 km. District head quarter of the city is Pune which is 25 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the city and is 166 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 49 thousand people, among them about 26 thousand (53%) are male and about 23 thousand (47%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dehu Road cantonment board is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 11 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dehu Road

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 48,961 36,898 10,693 1,370 5,700
Male 25,971 19,920 5,361 690 3,029
Female 22,990 16,978 5,332 680 2,671

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 79% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 10% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 4% population all other religious communities contribute 7% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 872 in Muslims are 935 and in Buddhists are 1002

Religion wise population 2011 - Dehu Road

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 48,961 38,630 4,808 2,157 571 2,192 497 76 30
Male 25,971 20,631 2,485 1,099 348 1,095 255 42 16
Female 22,990 17,999 2,323 1,058 223 1,097 242 34 14

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 4.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 47 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 4.2% which is -0.3% lower than male population growth rate of 4.5%. General caste population has decreased by -2.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 36.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 10% and child population has decreased by -4.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dehu Road

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4.3% -2.5% 36.9% 10% -4.7%
Male 4.5% -1.3% 34.1% 3.6% -4.3%
Female 4.2% -3.9% 39.8% 17.2% -5.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 885 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 852, in schedule caste is 995 and in schedule tribe is 986. There are 882 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 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 8 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dehu Road

Total General SC ST Child
Change -3 -23 42 115 -8
2011 885 852 995 986 882
2001 888 875 953 871 890

Literacy

Total about 39 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 22 thousand are male and about 18 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dehu Road is 91%. 95% of male and 87% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dehu Road

Total Male Female
Change 7.3% 4.0% 10.9%
2011 91% 94.8% 86.6%
2001 83.7% 90.8% 75.7%

Workers profile

Dehu Road has 39% (about 19 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 16% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dehu Road

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.6% 36.4% 2.2% 61.4%
Male 58.9% 56.1% 2.9% 41.1%
Female 15.7% 14.2% 1.5% 84.3%