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
, 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.
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
Average Literacy (%)
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'.