Population of Patiala 2022 | Patiala District Population

The Census 2011 Information on Population of Patiala City

Patiala Population 2022

Patiala is a city in southeastern Punjab, northwestern India. It is the fourth largest city in tnhe state of Punjab. Patiala is located around the Qila Mubarak (the ‘Fortunate Castle’) constiructed by the Sidhu Jat chieftain Ala Singh, who founded the royal dynasty of Patiala State in 1763, and a fter whom the city is named.

As per the Census 2011, the population of Patiala is 4.06 lakh & estimated population of Patiala in 2022 is 5 lakh

Population of Patiala in 2022 - 5 lakh (approx)

Patiala CityTotalMaleFemale
Population (Census 2011)406,192 (4.06 Lacs)215,617190,575
Children (0-6)40,61521,78618,829
Average Literacy (%)85.78%88.85 %82.31%
Sex ratio884 
Child Sex ratio864 


Patiala Historical Population

As per Census 2011, Patiala has a population growth rate of 32.93% during 2001-2011.  It’s expected to have a population growth rate of 19% during 2011-2021.

At the start of the 20th century, the Patiala City population was around 50 thousand & it don’t show any major growth until the Independence of India.  The population doubled to 1 lakh in 1951 & saw a high growth after that. It will reach half-million by 2022.

Let’s look at population & percentage change from  Year 19o1 to 2021.

YearPopulationActual ChangePercentage Change
2021 (estimate)480,20074,00818.22%

Sources: Census 2011

Census 2011 Details

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Patiala City in 2011 is 4,06,192 (4.06 Lakhs) of which the male population is 215,617 and the female population is 190,575


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Patiala for 2011 is 5803 people per sq. km. Patiala city administers area is 70 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Patiala City in 2011 was 85.78 %. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 88.85 % and 82.31% respectively. Total literate in Patiala city was 313,583 of which 172,225 are males while 141,358 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Patiala, it stood at 903 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 884 as per the latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 864 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 40,615 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total 21,786  are boys while 18,829 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 864. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.33 % of the total population of Patiala City

Sources: Census 2011

Patiala District Population

Patiala district is one of the twenty-two districts in the state of Punjab in north-west India. As per census 2011, Patiala District population is 1,895,686 (18.95 Lakhs) of which 10,02,522 are males and 8,93,164 are females. The literacy rate is 75.28% & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 891. The child sex ratio is 837