Amritsar District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Amritsar, 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 Amritsar District of Punjab.

In 2011, Amritsar had population of 2,490,656 of which male and female were 1,318,408 and 1,172,248 respectively. In 2001 census, Amritsar had a population of 2,157,020 of which males were 1,152,821 and remaining 1,004,199 were females. Amritsar District population constituted 8.98 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Amritsar District was at 8.86 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 15.47 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Amritsar District recorded increase of 27.08 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Amritsar Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 2,490,656 2,157,020
Male 1,318,408 1,152,821
Female 1,172,248 1,004,199
Population Growth 15.47% 27.08%
Area Sq. Km 2,683 2,683
Density/km2 928 807
Proportion to Punjab Population 8.98% 8.86%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 889 871
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 826 792
Average Literacy 76.27 70.40
Male Literacy 80.15 75.10
Female Literacy 71.96 65.20
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 281,795 0
Male Population (0-6 Age) 154,351 0
Female Population (0-6 Age) 127,444 0
Literates 1,684,770 0
Male Literates 932,981 0
Female Literates 751,789 0
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.31% 0.00%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.71% 0.00%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.87% 0.00%

Amritsar District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Amritsar district for 2011 is 928 people per sq. km. In 2001, Amritsar district density was at 807 people per sq. km. Amritsar district administers 2,683 square kilometers of areas.

Amritsar Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Amritsar in 2011 were 76.27 compared to 70.40 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 80.15 and 71.96 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 75.10 and 65.20 in Amritsar District. Total literate in Amritsar District were 1,684,770 of which male and female were 932,981 and 751,789 respectively. In 2001, Amritsar District had 0 in its district.

Amritsar Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Amritsar, it stood at 889 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 871. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 826 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 792 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Amritsar Houseless Census

In 2011, total 460 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Amritsar district of Punjab. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 2,016. This approx 0.08% of total population of Amritsar district.

Amritsar Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 690,939 27.74 %
Muslims 12,502 0.50 %
Christian 54,344 2.18 %
Sikh 1,716,935 68.94 %
Buddhist 876 0.04 %
Jain 3,152 0.13 %
Others 1,044 0.04 %
Not Stated 10,864 0.44 %

Amritsar Population 2015

What is the population of Amritsar in 2015? The fact is, last census for Amritsar district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Amritsar district situated in Punjab. As per 2011, Amritsar population is 2,490,656

Amritsar District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Amritsar population for 2011 census, 53.58 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 1,334,611 people lives in urban areas of which males are 711,142 and females are 623,469. Sex Ratio in urban region of Amritsar district is 877 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Amritsar district was 826 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 139,623 of which males and females were 76,482 and 63,141. This child population figure of Amritsar district is 10.75 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Amritsar district as per census 2011 is 83.29 % of which males and females are 86.18 % and 80.02 % literates respectively. In actual number 995,323 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 546,946 and 448,377 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 46.42 % population of Amritsar districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Amritsar district population living in rural areas is 1,156,045 of which males and females are 607,266 and 548,779 respectively. In rural areas of Amritsar district, sex ratio is 904 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Amritsar district is considered, figure is 826 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 142,172 in rural areas of which males were 77,869 and females were 64,303. The child population comprises 12.82 % of total rural population of Amritsar district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Amritsar district is 68.00 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 72.92 and 62.63 percent respectively. In total, 689,447 people were literate of which males and females were 386,035 and 303,412 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 46.42 % 53.58 %
Total Population 1,156,045 1,334,611
Male Population 607,266 711,142
Female Population 548,779 623,469
Sex Ratio 904 877
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 826 826
Child Population (0-6) 142,172 139,623
Male Child(0-6) 77,869 76,482
Female Child(0-6) 64,303 63,141
Child Percentage (0-6) 12.30 % 10.46 %
Male Child Percentage 12.82 % 10.75 %
Female Child Percentage 11.72 % 10.13 %
Literates 689,447 995,323
Male Literates 386,035 546,946
Female Literates 303,412 448,377
Average Literacy 68.00 % 83.29 %
Male Literacy 72.92 % 86.18 %
Female Literacy 62.63 % 80.02 %

City/Metros in Amritsar District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Amritsar (Urban Agglomeration) 1,183,549 628,420 555,129
Cities inside Amritsar District Population Male Female
Amritsar (Municipal Corporation) 1,132,383 601,008 531,375

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