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Ludhiana City Population

Ludhiana city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Punjab State/UT.

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Ludhiana in 2011 is 1,618,879; of which male and female are 874,908 and 743,971 respectively.


Ludhiana Population 2022 - 2023

The current estimate population of Ludhiana city in 2023 is 2,232,000 , while literacy rate, sex ratio and density are mentioned below. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Ludhiana city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Ludhiana city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Ludhiana city, we will update the same here in 2023.

Ludhiana Literacy Rate

In education section, total literates in Ludhiana city are 1,230,545 of which 689,707 are males while 540,838 are females. Average literacy rate of Ludhiana city is 85.77 percent of which male and female literacy was 88.87 and 82.13 percent.

Ludhiana Sex Ratio

The sex ratio of Ludhiana city is 850 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 865 per 1000 boys.

Ludhiana Child Population

Total children (0-6) in Ludhiana city are 184,239 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 98,793 boys while 85,446 are girls. The child forms 11.38 % of total population of Ludhiana City.

Ludhiana Slums

Total no. of Slums in Ludhiana city numbers 50,857 in which population of 244,163 resides. This is around 15.08% of total population of Ludhiana city.

Ludhiana City Population 2011

Description
City Ludhiana
Government Municipal Corporation
Urban Agglomeration Only City
State Punjab
Ludhiana City Total Male Female
City Population 1,618,879 874,908 743,971
Literates 1,230,545 689,707 540,838
Children (0-6) 184,239 98,793 85,446
Average Literacy (%) 85.77 % 88.87 % 82.13 %
Sexratio 850
Child Sexratio 865

Ludhiana Religion

Hinduism is majority religion in Ludhiana city with 65.96 % followers. Sikhism is second most popular religion in Ludhiana city with 28.75 % following it. In Ludhiana city, Islam is followed by 2.81 %, Jainism by 1.05 %, Christinity by 28.75 % and Buddhism by 0.11 %. Around 0.03 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.62 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
Description Percentage Total
Hindu 65.96 % 1,067,744
Muslims 2.81 % 45,473
Christian 0.68 % 11,044
Sikh 28.75 % 465,393
Buddhist 0.11 % 1,700
Jain 1.05 % 16,941
Others 0.03 % 550
Not Stated 0.62 % 10,034

Future Population 2021-2031

Metropolitan City Population City + Outer Areas
2011 1,618,879 1,618,879
2021 2,104,000 2,185,000
2022 2,167,000 2,261,000
2023 2,232,000 2,340,000
2024 2,298,000 2,421,000
2025 2,366,000 2,505,000
2026 2,436,000 2,592,000
2027 2,509,000 2,682,000
2028 2,584,000 2,775,000
2029 2,661,000 2,872,000
2030 2,740,000 2,972,000
2031 2,822,000 3,076,000