Malerkotla city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Punjab State/UT.
The current estimate population of Malerkotla city in 2023 is
, while Malerkotla metro population is estimated at
. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Malerkotla city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Malerkotla city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Malerkotla city, we will update the same here in 2023.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Malerkotla in 2011 is 135,424.
Malerkotla Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
In education section, total literates in Malerkotla city are 81,937 of which 46,091 are males while 35,846 are females. Average literacy rate of Malerkotla city is 69.10 percent of which male and female literacy was 73.45 and 64.21 percent.
The sex ratio of Malerkotla city is 897 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 952 per 1000 boys.
Malerkotla Slum Population
Total no. of Slums in Malerkotla city numbers 1,675 in which population of 8,826 resides. This is around 6.52% of total population of Malerkotla city.
Malerkotla is Muslim majority city in India with approximately 68.50 % of city population following Islam as their religion.
Hinduism is second most popular religion in city of Malerkotla with approximately 20.71 % following it.
In Malerkotla city, Christianity is followed by 0.13 %, Jainism by 1.11 %, Buddhism by 0.02 % and Sikhism by 9.50 %. Around 0.00 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.04 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.