Barrackpur Cantonment is a Cantonment Board city in district of North Twenty Four Parganas, West Bengal. The Barrackpur Cantonment city is divided into 7 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Barrackpur Cantonment Cantonment Board has population of 17,380 of which 8,872 are males while 8,508 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1447 which is 8.33 % of total population of Barrackpur Cantonment (CB). In Barrackpur Cantonment Cantonment Board, Female Sex Ratio is of 959 against state average of 950. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Barrackpur Cantonment is around 1027 compared to West Bengal state average of 956. Literacy rate of Barrackpur Cantonment city is 88.47 % higher than state average of 76.26 %. In Barrackpur Cantonment, Male literacy is around 92.74 % while female literacy rate is 83.99 %.
Barrackpur Cantonment Cantonment Board has total administration over 3,525 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.
Barrackpur Cantonment Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.91 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.98 % of total population in Barrackpur Cantonment (CB).
Barrackpur Cantonment Work Profile
Out of total population, 5,711 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 4,726 were males while 985 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 5711 working population, 89.20 % were engaged in Main Work while 10.80 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Barrackpur Cantonment 2019 Population
The next census for Barrackpur Cantonment Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.