Ludhiana city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Punjab State/UT.
The current estimate population of Ludhiana city in 2023 is
, while Ludhiana metro population is estimated at
. 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.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Ludhiana in 2011 is 1,618,879.
Ludhiana Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
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.
The sex ratio of Ludhiana city is 850 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 865 per 1000 boys.
Ludhiana Slum Population
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.
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'.