Population of Ludhiana 2021 | Ludhiana City Population

The Census 2011 Information on Population of ludhiana City

Population of Ludhiana 2021

Ludhiana is the largest city in the Indian state of Punjab. The city with an area of 159 km2  is the most populated city in Punjab.  It is an industrial center of northern India, often referred to as Manchester of India.  Ludhiana is among the list of smart cities that will be developed by the government of India and has been ranked as the easiest city in India for business according to the World Bank.

Ludhiana Population - Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Ludhiana City in 2011 is 16,18,879 ( 16.18 Lakhs) of which the male population is 8,74,908 and the female population is 7,43,971


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Ludhiana for 2011 is 10000 people per sq. km. Ludhiana city administers area is 159 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Ludhiana City in 2011 was 85.77%. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 88.87% and 82.13% respectively. Total literate in Ludhiana city was 12,30,545 of which 6,89,707 are males while 5,40,838 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Ludhiana, it stood at 850 per 1000 males. 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 865 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 1,84,239 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total 98,793 are boys while 85,446 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 865. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 11.38 % of the total population of Ludhiana City

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Ludhiana in 2021 - 18.5 lakhs (approx)

Ludhiana CityCensus 2011
Total Population1,618,879 (16.18 Lakhs)
Male Population874,908
Female Population743,971
Total Literates1,230,545
Male Literate689,707
Female Literates540,838
Average Literacy (%)85.77%
% of Male Literates88.87%
% of Female Literates82.13%
Sex Ratio850
Child Sex Ratio865
Children (0-6 years)184,239
Boys (0-6yrs)98,793
Girls  (0-6 Yrs)85,446

Sources: Census 2011

Ludhiana District Population

Ludhiana District is one of the District in Punjab. As per census 2011, Ludhiana District population is 3,498,739 (34.98 Lacs) of which 1,867,816 are males and 1,662,716 are females. The literacy rate is 52.20% % & Male-Female Sex ratio is 873. Child sex ratio is 860

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