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

Ludhiana district of Punjab has total population of 3,498,739 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,867,816 are males while 1,630,923 are females. In 2011 there were total 716,826 families residing in Ludhiana district. The Average Sex Ratio of Ludhiana district is 873.

Ludhiana district, Punjab

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 59.2% people lives in Urban areas while 40.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.9% while that in the rural areas is 78.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Ludhiana district is 857 while that of Rural areas is 897.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ludhiana district is 384114 which is 11% of the total population. There are 206502 male children and 177612 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ludhiana is 860 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (873) of Ludhiana district.

The total literacy rate of Ludhiana district is 82.2%. The male literacy rate is 76.47% and the female literacy rate is 69.4% in Ludhiana district.

Population
3,498,739
Literacy
82.2%
Sex Ratio
873

To facilitate the administration, Ludhiana district is further divided into 7 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Ludhiana Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Ludhiana district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 384,114 206,502 177,612
Literacy 82.2% 76.47% 69.4%
Scheduled Caste 923,358 487,839 435,519
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 938,514 439,468 499,046

Caste-wise Population - Ludhiana district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 26.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Ludhiana district of Punjab.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 923,358 487,839 435,519
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Ludhiana district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,502,403 (42.94%) 818,112 684,291
Muslim 77,713 (2.22%) 43,163 34,550
Christian 16,517 (0.47%) 8,449 8,068
Sikh 1,863,408 (53.26%) 978,172 885,236
Buddhist 2,007 (0.06%) 1,100 907
Jain 19,620 (0.56%) 10,192 9,428
Other Religion 1,254 (0.04%) 657 597
No Religion Specified 15,817 (0.45%) 7,971 7,846

Literacy Rate - Ludhiana district

The total literacy rate of Ludhiana district was 82.2% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 75.84% of Punjab. Population-wise, out of total 2,560,225 literates, males were 1,428,348 while females were 1,131,877. Also the male literacy rate was 85.98% and the female literacy rate was 77.88% in Ludhiana district.

  Ludhiana district Punjab
Female 77.88% 70.73%
Male 85.98% 80.44%
Total 82.2% 75.84%

Sex Ratio - Ludhiana district

The Sex Ratio of Ludhiana district is 873 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 873 females in Ludhiana district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 860 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 873 ) of Ludhiana district.


Population Density - Ludhiana district

The total area of Ludhiana district is 3,578 km2. Thus the density of Ludhiana district is 978 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 322 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,256 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Ludhiana district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Ludhiana, 59.16% people lived in urban regions while 40.84% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 2,069,708 out of which 1,114,372 were males while remaining 955,336 were females. In rural areas of Ludhiana, male population was 753,444 while female population was 675,587.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Ludhiana was 857 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Ludhiana was 860 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Ludhiana were 235,144 which is 11.36% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Ludhiana was 897 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Ludhiana was 859 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Ludhiana for urban regions was 84.93 percent in which males were 88.16% literate while female literacy stood at 81.16%. The total literate population of Ludhiana was 2,560,225. Similarly in rural areas of Ludhiana, the average literacy rate was 78.28 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 82.77% and 73.31% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Ludhiana were 1,002,069.

Rural Urban
Population % 40.84% 59.16%
Total population 1,429,031 2,069,708
Male population 753,444 1,114,372
Female population 675,587 955,336
Sex ratio 897 857
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 859 860
Child population 148,970 235,144
Literates 1,002,069 1,558,156
Average literacy 78.28% 84.93%
Male literacy 82.77% 88.16%
Female literacy 73.31% 81.16%

Child Population - Ludhiana district

According to Census 2011, there were 384,114 children between age 0 to 6 years in Ludhiana district. Out of which 206,502 were male while 177,612 were female.


Working Population - Ludhiana district

In Ludhiana district out of total population, 1,284,822 were engaged in work activities. 88.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,284,822 workers engaged in Main Work, 133,588 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 79,561 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,138,654 969,954 168,700
Cultivators 133,588 124,397 9,191
Agriculture Labourer 79,561 68,991 10,570
Household Industries 58,488 44,824 13,664
Other Workers 867,017 731,742 135,275
Marginal Workers 146,168 83,646 62,522
Non Working 2,213,917 814,216 1,399,701

Ludhiana district Map


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