Jalandhar District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Punjab) - Census 2011

Jalandhar district of Punjab has 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 total 461,635 families residing in Jalandhar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Jalandhar district is 915.

Jalandhar district, Punjab

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 52.9% people lives in Urban areas while 47.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86% while that in the 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.

Population
2,193,590
Literacy
82.48%
Sex Ratio
915

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.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 226,302 120,740 105,562
Literacy 82.48% 77.07% 70.58%
Scheduled Caste 854,444 442,124 412,320
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 571,053 262,630 308,423

Caste-wise Population - Jalandhar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 39% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Jalandhar district of Punjab.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 854,444 442,124 412,320
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Jalandhar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,394,329 (63.56%) 734,510 659,819
Muslim 30,233 (1.38%) 16,711 13,522
Christian 26,016 (1.19%) 13,332 12,684
Sikh 718,363 (32.75%) 368,148 350,215
Buddhist 11,385 (0.52%) 5,790 5,595
Jain 4,011 (0.18%) 2,108 1,903
Other Religion 805 (0.04%) 423 382
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.

  Jalandhar district Punjab
Female 78.48% 70.73%
Male 86.15% 80.44%
Total 82.48% 75.84%

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 figure of population of urban population was 1,161,171 out of which 616,421 were males while remaining 544,750 were females. In rural areas of Jalandhar, male population was 528,790 while 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 literacy rate of males and females stood at 83.06% and 73.81% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Jalandhar were 728,134.

Rural Urban
Population % 47.07% 52.93%
Total population 1,032,419 1,161,171
Male population 528,790 616,421
Female population 503,629 544,750
Sex ratio 952 884
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 885 865
Child population 105,196 121,106
Literates 728,134 894,403
Average literacy 78.53% 85.99%
Male literacy 83.06% 88.8%
Female literacy 73.81% 82.83%

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 labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 689,592 586,721 102,871
Cultivators 81,443 75,668 5,775
Agriculture Labourer 52,371 43,021 9,350
Household Industries 24,842 19,508 5,334
Other Workers 530,936 448,524 82,412
Marginal Workers 84,880 52,763 32,117
Non Working 1,419,118 505,727 913,391

Jalandhar district Map


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