Gurdaspur District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Gurdaspur, a district of Punjab has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Punjab. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Gurdaspur District of Punjab.

In 2011, Gurdaspur had population of 2,298,323 of which male and female were 1,212,617 and 1,085,706 respectively. In 2001 census, Gurdaspur had a population of 2,103,455 of which males were 1,112,785 and remaining 990,670 were females. Gurdaspur District population constituted 8.28 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Gurdaspur District was at 8.64 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 9.26 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Gurdaspur District recorded increase of 19.74 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Gurdaspur Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 2,298,323 2,103,455
Male 1,212,617 1,112,785
Female 1,085,706 990,670
Population Growth 9.26% 19.74%
Area Sq. Km 3,551 3,551
Density/km2 647 594
Proportion to Punjab Population 8.28% 8.64%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 895 890
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 821 789
Average Literacy 79.95 73.80
Male Literacy 84.56 79.80
Female Literacy 74.85 67.10
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 253,579 0
Male Population (0-6 Age) 139,261 0
Female Population (0-6 Age) 114,318 0
Literates 1,634,719 0
Male Literates 907,660 0
Female Literates 727,059 0
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.03% 0.00%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.48% 0.00%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.53% 0.00%

Gurdaspur District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Gurdaspur district for 2011 is 647 people per sq. km. In 2001, Gurdaspur district density was at 594 people per sq. km. Gurdaspur district administers 3,551 square kilometers of areas.

Gurdaspur Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Gurdaspur in 2011 were 79.95 compared to 73.80 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 84.56 and 74.85 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 79.80 and 67.10 in Gurdaspur District. Total literate in Gurdaspur District were 1,634,719 of which male and female were 907,660 and 727,059 respectively. In 2001, Gurdaspur District had 0 in its district.

Gurdaspur Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Gurdaspur, it stood at 895 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 890. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 821 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 789 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Gurdaspur Houseless Census

In 2011, total 359 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Gurdaspur district of Punjab. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 1,625. This approx 0.07% of total population of Gurdaspur district.

Gurdaspur Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 1,074,332 46.74 %
Muslims 27,667 1.20 %
Christian 176,587 7.68 %
Sikh 1,002,874 43.64 %
Buddhist 405 0.02 %
Jain 580 0.03 %
Others 812 0.04 %
Not Stated 15,066 0.66 %

Gurdaspur Population 2015

What is the population of Gurdaspur in 2015? The fact is, last census for Gurdaspur district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Gurdaspur district situated in Punjab. As per 2011, Gurdaspur population is 2,298,323

Gurdaspur District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Gurdaspur population for 2011 census, 28.69 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 659,319 people lives in urban areas of which males are 356,833 and females are 302,486. Sex Ratio in urban region of Gurdaspur district is 848 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Gurdaspur district was 820 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 65,412 of which males and females were 35,945 and 29,467. This child population figure of Gurdaspur district is 10.07 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Gurdaspur district as per census 2011 is 87.25 % of which males and females are 90.63 % and 83.28 % literates respectively. In actual number 518,182 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 290,808 and 227,374 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 71.31 % population of Gurdaspur districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Gurdaspur district population living in rural areas is 1,639,004 of which males and females are 855,784 and 783,220 respectively. In rural areas of Gurdaspur district, sex ratio is 915 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Gurdaspur district is considered, figure is 821 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 188,167 in rural areas of which males were 103,316 and females were 84,851. The child population comprises 12.07 % of total rural population of Gurdaspur district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Gurdaspur district is 76.96 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 81.98 and 71.55 percent respectively. In total, 1,116,537 people were literate of which males and females were 616,852 and 499,685 respectively.

All details regarding Gurdaspur District have been processed by us after receiving from Govt. of India. We are not responsible for errors to population census details of Gurdaspur District.

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 71.31 % 28.69 %
Total Population 1,639,004 659,319
Male Population 855,784 356,833
Female Population 783,220 302,486
Sex Ratio 915 848
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 821 820
Child Population (0-6) 188,167 65,412
Male Child(0-6) 103,316 35,945
Female Child(0-6) 84,851 29,467
Child Percentage (0-6) 11.48 % 9.92 %
Male Child Percentage 12.07 % 10.07 %
Female Child Percentage 10.83 % 9.74 %
Literates 1,116,537 518,182
Male Literates 616,852 290,808
Female Literates 499,685 227,374
Average Literacy 76.96 % 87.25 %
Male Literacy 81.98 % 90.63 %
Female Literacy 71.55 % 83.28 %

City/Metros in Gurdaspur District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Pathankot (Urban Agglomeration) 160,509 84,436 76,073
Batala (Urban Agglomeration) 158,621 83,655 74,966
Cities inside Gurdaspur District Population Male Female
Batala (Municipal Council) 156,619 82,584 74,035
Pathankot (Municipal Council) 148,937 78,117 70,820

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