Population of Jalandhar 2021 | Jalandhar District Population

The Census 2011 Information on Population of Jalandhar City

Population of Jalandhar 2021

Jalandhar is a city in the Indian state of Punjab. It’s an ancient city & named after Jalandhara, a demon king, who is named in the Puranas and Mahabharata. With a population of close to 1 million, It’s the third most populous city in Punjab after Ludhiana & Amritsar.

Jalandhar Population - Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Jalandhar City in 2011 is 8,62,886 (8.62 Lakhs) of which the male population is 4,57,636 and the female population is 4,05,250


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Jalandhar for 2011 is 7844 people per sq. km. Jalandhar  city administers an area is 110 sq. km (approx)


The average literacy rate of Jalandhar City in 2011 was  86.22 %. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 88.82 % and  83.30 %. respectively. Total literate in Jalandhar city was 666,926 of which 363,903  are males while 303,023 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Jalandhar, it stood at 886 per 1000 male. The average national sex ratio in India is 995 as per the latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 865 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 89,383 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total  47,921 are boys while  41,462 are girls. The child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 865. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.36 % of the total population of Jalandhar City

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Jalandhar in 2021 - 10 lakhs (approx)

Jalandhar CityCensus 2011
Total Population8,62,886 ( 8.62 Lakhs)
Male Population4,57,636
Female Population4,05,250
Density of Population7844 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)86.22%
% of Male Literates88.82%
% of Female Literates83.30%
Sex Ratio886
Child Sex Ratio865
Children (0-6 years)89,383
Boys (0-6yrs)47,921
Girls  (0-6 Yrs)41,462

Sources: Census 2011

Jalandhar District Population

Jalandhar district is a district in the Doaba region of the state of Punjab, India. As per census 2011, Jalandhar District population is 2,193,590 (21.93 Lakhs)  of which 1,145,211 are males and 1,048,379 are females. The literacy rate is 82.48% & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 915. The child sex ratio is 874