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Amritsar Urban Region Population 2011 - 2023

As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Amritsar is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Million Plus UA/City. Amritsar city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Amritsar Urban Region.

The total population of Amritsar UA/Metropolitan region is 1,183,549. The male population of which is 628,420 while female population is 555,129.

Amritsar Population 2023

Population of Amritsar city in 2023 is approximately 1,631,000. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Amritsar Metropolitian region in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Amritsar urban area is based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Amritsar region, we will update the same on this page in 2023.

Amritsar Literacy Rate

The literacy rate of Amritsar Agglomeration is 83.56% which is lower than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Amritsar stood at 86.29 % and 80.49 % respectively. Total literates in Amritsar UA were 886,552 of which males were 484,325 and remaining 402,227 were females.

Amritsar Child Population

The children (0-6 age) population of Amritsar UA is around 10.35 % of total Amritsar UA population which is lower than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Amritsar Urban region were 122,530 of which male were 67,138 while remaining 55,392 childs were female.

Amritsar Sex Ratio

The sex ratio of female to male in Amritsar UA was found lower with figure of 883 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 825 per 1000 boys in Amritsar Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.

Amritsar Population 2011 Census

Urban Agglomeration Amritsar
Government Urban Agglomeration
UA Type Million Plus UA/City
State Punjab
Amritsar UA Total Male Female
Population 1,183,549 628,420 555,129
Literates 886,552 484,325 402,227
Children (0-6) 122,530 67,138 55,392
Average Literacy (%) 83.56 % 86.29 % 80.49 %
Sexratio 883
Child Sexratio 825

Amritsar Metropolitan Region Future Population 2021-2031

Metropolitan Population
2011 1,183,549
2021 1,538,000
2022 1,584,000
2023 1,631,000
2024 1,679,000
2025 1,729,000
2026 1,780,000
2027 1,833,000
2028 1,887,000
2029 1,943,000
2030 2,001,000
2031 2,061,000

Amritsar Region - Cities & Towns

Amritsar UA has following cities under it.
City Population
Amritsar (Municipal Corporation) 1,132,383

Towns with population less than 1 Lakh

Town Type Population
Abadi along Khairabad on Ram Tirath Road to Ajnala Road Out Growth 2,325
Abadi Baba Darshan Singh on Ram Tirath Road Out Growth 331
Abadi Baba Jiwan Singh on Ram Tirath Road Out Growth 725
Abadi Khalsa Nagar Near kot Mit Singh Out Growth 952
Abadi Mirankot on Ajnala Road Out Growth 616
Abadi Naushera Out Growth 688
Bara Khankot Doburjee Out Growth 1,467
Basarka Bhaini (Attari Road) Out Growth 4,459
Gumtala Colony on Jagdev Kalan Road Out Growth 384
Joshi Colony, Ram Tirath Road Out Growth 735
Krishna Lane Out Growth 403
Mudal Census Town 3,882
Nangli Census Town 20,440
Naushera Khurd Out Growth 561
Parti Vihar Out Growth 290
Prem Nagar on Ajnala Road Out Growth 1,295
Raggar Colony, Gali No. 1,2 & 3, Ram Tirath Road Out Growth 528
Ranjit Vihar Out Growth 670
Silver Estate Out Growth 393
Thandewala Out Growth 2,068
Vill Bhagatpura( Factories on right side of Doburjee G.T Road ) Out Growth 250
Village Ghumanpura Out Growth 3,173
Village Kuriwal Out Growth 838
Village Mule Chak Out Growth 2,096
Village Roriwala Out Growth 1,597