Punjab Population

Population
27,743,338
Male Population
14,640,284
Female Population
13,103,054
% of India' Population
2.29%
Sex Ratio
895
Child Sex Ratio
846
Density/km2
551
Density/mi2
1,427
Area (km2)
50,362
Area (mi2)
19,445
Child Population (0-6 Age)
3,076,219
Boys Population (0-6 Age)
1,665,994
Girls Population (0-6 Age)
1,410,225
Literacy
75.84%
Male Literacy
80.44%
Female Literacy
70.74%
Total Literate
18,707,137
Male Literate
10,436,056
Female Literate
8,271,081

Punjab Religious Data

Description
Population
Percentage
Hindu
10,678,138
38.49%
Muslims
535,489
1.93%
Christian
348,230
1.26%
Sikh
16,004,754
57.69%
Buddhist
33,237
0.12%
Jain
45,040
0.16%
Not Stated
87,564
0.32%
Others
10,886
0.04%
Total
27,743,338
100.00%

Punjab Population Facts

Description Districts
Most Populous District Ludhiana
3,498,739
Least Populous District Barnala
595,527
District with Highest Sex Ratio Hoshiarpur
961
District with Lowest Sex Ratio Bathinda
868
District with Highest Literacy Rate Hoshiarpur
84.59%
District with Lowest Literacy Rate Mansa
61.83%

District-wise Population

S.No. District Name
Population
Sex-Ratio
Literacy
1. Amritsar
2,490,656
889
76.27%
2. Barnala
595,527
876
67.82%
3. Bathinda
1,388,525
868
68.28%
4. Faridkot
617,508
890
69.55%
5. Fatehgarh Sahib
600,163
871
79.35%
6. Firozpur
2,029,074
893
68.92%
7. Gurdaspur
2,298,323
895
79.95%
8. Hoshiarpur
1,586,625
961
84.59%
9. Jalandhar
2,193,590
915
82.48%
10. Kapurthala
815,168
912
79.07%
11. Ludhiana
3,498,739
873
82.20%
12. Mansa
769,751
883
61.83%
13. Moga
995,746
893
70.68%
14. Mohali
994,628
879
83.80%
15. Muktsar
901,896
896
65.81%
16. Patiala
1,895,686
891
75.28%
17. Rupnagar
684,627
915
82.19%
18. Sangrur
1,655,169
885
67.99%
19. Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar
612,310
954
79.78%
20. Tarn Taran
1,119,627
900
67.81%

City-wise Population

S.No. City Name
Population
Sex-Ratio
Literacy
1. Abohar
145,302
887
69.95%
2. Amritsar
1,132,383
884
75.54%
3. Barnala
116,449
862
69.46%
4. Batala
156,619
896
76.45%
5. Bathinda
285,788
886
72.50%
6. Firozpur
110,313
887
70.74%
7. Hoshiarpur
168,653
910
79.08%
8. Jalandhar
862,886
886
77.29%
9. Kapurthala
98,916
839
76.48%
10. Khanna
128,137
890
74.44%
11. Ludhiana
1,618,879
850
76.01%
12. Malerkotla
135,424
897
60.50%
13. Moga
150,411
888
71.97%
14. Mohali
146,213
911
83.26%
15. Muktsar
116,747
891
67.33%
16. Pathankot
148,937
907
79.59%
17. Patiala
406,192
884
77.20%