Jalandhar District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Punjab) - Census 2011
Jalandhar district of Punjab has a total population of 2,193,590 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,145,211 are males while 1,048,379 are females. In 2011 there were a total 461,635 families residing in Jalandhar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Jalandhar district is 915.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 52.9% people live in Urban areas while 47.1% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86% while that in rural areas is 78.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Jalandhar district is 884 while that of Rural areas is 952.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jalandhar district is 226302 which is 10% of the total population. There are 120740 male children and 105562 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jalandhar is 874 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (915) of Jalandhar district.
The total literacy rate of Jalandhar district is 82.48%. The male literacy rate is 77.07% and the female literacy rate is 70.58% in Jalandhar district.
To facilitate the administration, Jalandhar district is further divided into 5 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Jalandhar Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Jalandhar district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||226,302||120,740||105,562|
Caste-wise Population - Jalandhar district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 39% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Jalandhar district of Punjab.
Religion-wise Population - Jalandhar district
|No Religion Specified||8,448||(0.39%)||4,189||4,259|
Literacy Rate - Jalandhar district
The total literacy rate of Jalandhar district was 82.48% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 75.84% of Punjab. Population-wise, out of total 1,622,537 literates, males were 882,581 while females were 739,956. Also the male literacy rate was 86.15% and the female literacy rate was 78.48% in Jalandhar district.
Sex Ratio - Jalandhar district
The Sex Ratio of Jalandhar district is 915 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 915 females in Jalandhar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 874 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 915 ) of Jalandhar district.
Population Density - Jalandhar district
The total area of Jalandhar district is 2,624 km2. Thus the density of Jalandhar district is 836 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 243 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,381 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Jalandhar district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Jalandhar, 52.93% people lived in urban regions while 47.07% in rural areas. The total urban population was 1,161,171 out of which 616,421 were males while the remaining 544,750 were females. In rural areas of Jalandhar, male population was 528,790 while the female population was 503,629.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Jalandhar was 884 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Jalandhar was 865 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Jalandhar were 121,106 which is 10.43% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Jalandhar was 952 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Jalandhar was 885 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Jalandhar for urban regions was 85.99 percent in which males were 88.8% literate while female literacy stood at 82.83%. The total literate population of Jalandhar was 1,622,537. Similarly in rural areas of Jalandhar, the average literacy rate was 78.53 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 83.06% and 73.81% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Jalandhar were 728,134.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||885||865|
Child Population - Jalandhar district
According to Census 2011, there were 226,302 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jalandhar district. Out of which 120,740 were male while 105,562 were female.
Working Population - Jalandhar district
In Jalandhar district out of total population, 774,472 were engaged in work activities. 89% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 774,472 workers engaged in Main Work, 81,443 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 52,371 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Jalandhar
Below are the list of Districts near Jalandhar district in Punjab.
|Hoshiarpur district population||1,586,625|
|Kapurthala district population||815,168|
|Gurdaspur district population||2,298,323|
|Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district population||612,310|
|Fatehgarh Sahib district population||600,163|
|Ludhiana district population||3,498,739|
|Moga district population||995,746|
|Firozpur district population||2,029,074|
|Muktsar district population||901,896|
|Faridkot district population||617,508|