Map of Jalandhar


The Population of the city has grown at a rapid pace in the last four decades. The urban population has increased from 1.98 Lakhs in 1951 to 5.05 Lakhs in 1991 registering a decadal growth rate of 23%. The estimated population of the city in 1996 is about 7 Lakhs. Large-scale migration from the other urban and rural areas coupled with industrial development has led to rise in population. The floating population is also high due to high commercial activity in the city. The growth of population is presented in the following table:

Provisional figures of Jalandhar District & Tehsils at a glance

Population
Literacy Rate Sex Decen. % age
Persons Male Female Persons Male Female Ratio Growth R-U Pop.
JALANDHAR T 1953508 1037740 915768 77.91 82.37 72.93 882 18.40 100.00
DISTRICT R 1026535 539033 487502 74.41 80.14 68.17 904 4.80 52.55
U 926973 498707 428266 81.74 84.73 78.29 859 38.28 47.45
JALANDHAR-I T 960010 515151 444859 82.61 86.22 78.48 864 NA 100.00
TEHSIL R 182381 95628 86753 79.64 85.80 72.94 907 19.00
U 777629 419523 358106 83.30 86.31 79.81 854 81.00
JALANDHAR-II T 273272 144773 128499 77.12 82.88 70.76 888 NA 100.00
TEHSIL R 234227 123947 110280 76.58 82.56 69.98 890 85.71
U 39045 20826 18219 80.39 84.77 75.49 875 14.29
NAKODAR T 195391 102564 92827 72.28 77.60 66.48 905 NA 100.00
TEHSIL R 163969 85978 77991 70.33 75.81 64.38 907 83.92
U 31422 16586 14836 82.25 86.70 77.33 894 16.08
SHAHKOT T 158439 82934 75505 68.63 74.67 62.13 910 NA 100.00
TEHSIL R 137262 71793 65469 67.11 73.44 60.30 912 86.63
U 21177 11141 10036 78.41 82.52 73.93 901 13.37
PHILLAUR T 366396 192318 174078 72.98 77.31 68.25 905 NA 100.00
TEHSIL R 308696 161687 147009 74.99 80.13 69.41 909 84.25
U 57700 30631 27069 62.14 62.35 61.91 884 15.75
  • T – Total R – Rural U – Urban