Jammu Cantt. is a Cantonment Board city in district of Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir. The Jammu Cantt. city is divided into 7 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Jammu Cantt. Cantonment Board has population of 28,396 of which 16,494 are males while 11,902 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 3304 which is 11.64 % of total population of Jammu Cantt. (CB). In Jammu Cantt. Cantonment Board, Female Sex Ratio is of 722 against state average of 889. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Jammu Cantt. is around 858 compared to Jammu and Kashmir state average of 862. Literacy rate of Jammu Cantt. city is 86.63 % higher than state average of 67.16 %. In Jammu Cantt., Male literacy is around 90.78 % while female literacy rate is 80.75 %.
Jammu Cantt. Cantonment Board has total administration over 5,680 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Cantonment Board limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Jammu Cantt. Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.56 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.53 % of total population in Jammu Cantt. (CB).
Jammu Cantt. Work Profile
Out of total population, 12,382 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 10,467 were males while 1,915 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 12382 working population, 85.00 % were engaged in Main Work while 15.00 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Jammu Cantt. 2019 Population
The next census for Jammu Cantt. Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.