Jalandhar population comprises of a total of 19, 53,508 as per the census data of the year, 2001. The demographics of Jalandhar have shown a steady increase in population that has led to the development of the city.
Out of the total population of 19, 53,508 persons, 10, 37,740 constitutes of males while the rest 9, 15,768 constitutes of the female folks. One of the developed districts of Punjab, Jalandhar comprises of a vast population of literate men and women. According to the census of the year of 2001, the total literate population of the place is 77.91%. About 82.37% males constitute the educated elites of the region. 72.93% women represent the total literate population of Jalandhar. Jalandhar has a sex ratio of 882 females per 1000 males.
The urban population of Jalandhar comprises of 9, 26,973 individuals, out of which 4, 98,707 are men and 4, 28,266 are women. In the urban areas of the city, the literate population remains at 81.74%. The male literacy rate in the urban areas of Jalandhar is 84.73%, while the female literacy rate is 78.29%. The sex ratio in the urban areas of Jalandhar is 859 females per 1000 males.
Jalandhar has a total rural population of 10, 26,535, of which 5, 39,033 are males while 4, 87,502 constitute the female population of the place. The literacy rate of the rural population of Jalandhar is 81.74%, out of which 80.41% signifies the male literacy rate and 68.17% the female literacy rate. The sex ratio of rural Jalandhar measures at 904.
Last Updated on 17th Dec 2012