As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Jalandhar is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Class I UAs/Towns.
Jalandhar city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Jalandhar Urban Region.
The total population of Jalandhar UA/Metropolitan region is 874,412. The male population of which is 463,636 while female population is 410,776.
Jalandhar Population 2023
Population of Jalandhar city in 2023 is approximately
The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Jalandhar Metropolitian region in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Jalandhar urban area is based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Jalandhar region, we will update the same on this page in 2023.
Jalandhar Literacy Rate
The literacy rate of Jalandhar Agglomeration is 86.16% which is higher than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Jalandhar stood at 88.78 % and 83.22 % respectively.
Total literates in Jalandhar UA were 675,336 of which males were 368,523 and remaining 306,813 were females.
Jalandhar Child Population
The children (0-6 age) population of Jalandhar UA is around 10.37 % of total Jalandhar UA population which is lower than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Jalandhar Urban region were 90,641 of which male were 48,556 while remaining 42,085 childs were female.
Jalandhar Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of female to male in Jalandhar UA was found lower with figure of 886 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 867 per 1000 boys in Jalandhar Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.
Jalandhar Population 2011 Census
Class I UAs/Towns
Average Literacy (%)
Jalandhar Metropolitan Region Future Population 2021-2031