Meerut is a Cantonment Board city in district of Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. The Meerut city is divided into 8 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Meerut Cantonment Board has population of 93,312 of which 53,024 are males while 40,288 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 10173 which is 10.90 % of total population of Meerut (CB). In Meerut Cantonment Board, Female Sex Ratio is of 760 against state average of 912. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Meerut is around 814 compared to Uttar Pradesh state average of 902. Literacy rate of Meerut city is 84.33 % higher than state average of 67.68 %. In Meerut, Male literacy is around 87.99 % while female literacy rate is 79.48 %.
Meerut Cantonment Board has total administration over 17,631 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.
Meerut Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.30 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.26 % of total population in Meerut (CB).
Meerut Work Profile
Out of total population, 38,829 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 33,199 were males while 5,630 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 38829 working population, 87.70 % were engaged in Main Work while 12.30 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Meerut 2019 Population
The next census for Meerut Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.