Jalandhar Cantt. is a cantonment town in Jalandhar district in the India state of Punjab. As of 2001 India census, Jalandhar Cantt. had a population of 40,521. Males constitute 59% of the population and females 41%. Jalandhar Cantt. has an average literacy rate of 81%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 85%, and female literacy is 75%. In Jalandhar Cantt., 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.