Population of Punjab 2021

Population of Punjab 2021

Punjab is a state in the northern region of India.  It is the 20th-largest Indian state by area&  16th-largest state by population. As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Punjab  in 2011 is 27,743,338 (2.77 Crore)

Punjab Population 2011-2021

Punjab has a population growth rate during 2011-2021 of 8.64%. Its estimated population in 2021 is 3 Crores* an increase of around 23 lakhs from 2011.

Population of Punjab in 2021 –  3 Crores (Approx)
PunjabCensus 2011
Total Population27,743,338 (2.77 Crore)
Male Population14,639,465
Female Population13,103,873
Sex Ratio895
Population Density551/km2
Population Rank16th
Total Area50,362 km2
Area Rank20th
Average Literacy (%)75.8 %
Formation1 November 1956
Capital CityChandigarh
 Source: Census 2011 & *Census Population Estimate report & UIAI for 2021 Estimates

Top Cities in Punjab by Population

  1. Ludhiana
  2. Amritsar
  3. Jalandhar
  4. Patiala
  5. Bathinda
  6. Hoshiarpur
  7. Batala
  8. Moga
  9. Pathankot
  10. Mohali
  11. Abohar
  12. Malerkotla
  13. Khanna
  14. Muktsar
  15. Barnala
  16. Firozpur
  17. Kapurthala