Population of Amritsar 2021 | Amritsar District Population

The Census 2011 Information on Population of Amritsar City

Population of Amritsar 2021

Amritsar is one of the main & historical cities in the Indian state of Punjab. It’s the second-most populous city in Punjab after Ludhiana.  According to the 2011 census, the population of Amritsar was 1,132,761. Amritsar has been chosen as one of the heritage cities by the Government of India. Amritsar is home to Harmandir Sahib, popularly known as “the Golden Temple,” 

Amritsar Population - Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Amritsar City in 2011 is 11,32,383 ( 11.32 Lakhs) of which the male population is 6,01,008 and the female population is 5,31,375


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Amritsar for 2011 is 8100 people per sq. km. Amritsar city administers an area is 139 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Amritsar City in 2011 was 84.19%. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 86.90% and 81.16% respectively. Total literate in Amritsar city was 8,55,415 of which 4,66,838 are males while 3,88,577 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Amritsar, it stood at 884 per 1000 male. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 825 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 1,16,383 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total 63,766 are boys while 52,617 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 825. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.28 % of the total population of Amritsar City

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Amritsar in 2021 - 13 lakhs (approx)

Amritsar CityCensus 2011
Total Population11,32,383 ( 11.32 Lakhs)
Male Population6,01,008
Female Population5,31,375
Density of Population8100  per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)84.19%
% of Male Literates86.90%
% of Female Literates81.16%
Sex Ratio884
Child Sex Ratio825
Children (0-6 years)1,16,383
Boys (0-6yrs)63,766
Girls  (0-6 Yrs)52,617

Amritsar District Population

Amritsar district is one of the 22 districts of Punjab, India. As of 2011, it is the second most populous district of Punjab, after Ludhiana. As per the census 2011, the Amritsar District population is 2,490,656 (24.90 Lakhs) of which 1,318,408 are males and 1,172,248 are females. The literacy rate is 76.27% & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 889. The child sex ratio is 826

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