Demography

Jalandhar, formerly known as Jullundur in British India, is a city in the Doaba region of the northwestern Indian state of Punjab. Jalandhar is the oldest inhabited major city in the Indian state of Punjab. In recent times the city has undergone rapid urbanisation and has developed into a highly industrialised centre of commerce.

As per Provisional population figures of 2011 Census.

Administrative Structure
Sr. No. Administrative Structure Number
1 Sub-division 5
2 Tehsil 5
3 Sub-Tehsil 7
4 Block 11
5 Town 12
6 Population of Inhabited Villages(Tehsil wise)(2001)  
  i) Jalandhar-I 140
  ii) Jalandhar-II 251
  iii) Nakodar 147
  iv) Phillaur 238
  v) Shahkot 178
  Total 954
7 Number of Parliament Segment 1
8 Number of Vidhan Sabha Segment 9
Area & Population (2011)
Sr. No. Area & Population (2011) Number
1 Area (Sq. Km) (2011-2012) 2,632
2 Total Population 2193590
  i) Male 1,145,211
  ii) Female 1,048,379
  iii) Females per thousand Males 915
3 Rural Population 1,032,419
  i) Male 528,790
  ii) Female 503,629
  iii) Rural Population as % to Total Population 47.07
4 Urban Population 1,161,171
  i) Male 616,421
  ii) Female 544,750
  iii) Urban Population as % to Total Population 52.93
5 Density (Per Sq. Km) 836
6 Percentage Literacy 82.5
  i) Male 86.1
  ii) Female 78.5
  iii) Rural 78.5
  iv) Urban 86
7 Worker (No.) Census-2011  
  i) Main worker 689592
  ii) Marginal worker 84880
  iii)worker as % to total population 31.4
8 Scheduled Caste Population (2011) 854444
  i) Male 442,124
  ii) Female 412,320
  iii) SC Population as % to total population 38.95
  iv) %age Increase in Population 18.96
  v) Hindu Population 1158868
  vi) Sikh 740841
  vii) Muslim 17308
  viii) Christian 22106
  ix) Others 23577
  x) Population of Jalandhar City 714077
Agriculture (2011-2012)
Sr. No. Agriculture (2011-2012) Number
1 Area (000 Hect)  
  i) Total area according to village paper 266
  ii) Area under Forest 6
  iii) Net sown 236
  iv) Net sown area as % to gross sown area 89.00
  v) Area sown more than once 169
  vi) Total cropped area 405
  vii) Cropping Intensity) 178
2 Area under High Yielding varieties of Crops
(2012-2013)
Area Hect. 000
  i) Wheat 169
  ii) Rice 165
  iii) Maize 8
  iv) Bajra
3 Yield per Hect. ( Kg.) (2012-2013) (2011-2012)
  i) Wheat 4575
  ii) Rice 3790
  iii) Maize 3711
  iv) Bajra
  v) Ground Nut
  vi) Suger Cane 5372
  vii) Cotton (American)
  viii) Cotton (Desi)
4 Production (000 M.T.) (2012-2013)
  i) Wheat 773
  ii) Rice 625
  iii) Other Cearels 0
  iv) Total Cearels (1+2+3) 1398
  v) Pulses 0.6
  vi) Total Cereals (4+5) 1398.06
  vii) Ground Nut  
  viii) Rapeseed and Mustard 2.00
  ix) Sun Flower 5.7
  x) Other Edible Oils 1.5
  xi) Total Oils Seeds (7+8+9+10) 11.2
  xii) Cotton American (000 Bales)
  xiii)Cotton Desi (000 Bales)
  xiv) Suger Cane in terms of Gur. 54
  xv) Pottato 519.7
5 No. of Tractor (Regd.) 37,850
6 No. of Tharesher 9,895
7 No. Harvest Combine 328
  i) Self operated 234
  ii) Tractor Operated 94
8 Consumption of Chemical Fertilizer (NPK 000 Nutrients Tonnes) 126
Irrigation (2012-2013)
Sr. No. Irrigation (2012-2013) Number
1 i) Net Irrigated Area(000 Hect) 236
  ii) Percentage of Net Irrigated area to net Area Sown 100
  iii) Gross Irrigated area (000 Hect.) 405.6
  iv) Percentage of gross irrigated area to gross cropped Area. 100
2 No. of Tubewells- Energised  
  i) Electric Operated 77,520
  ii) Diesel Operated 18,117
Electricity (2012-2013)
Sr. No. Electricity (2012-2013) Number
1 Households using Electricity 517,745
2 Consumption of Power (Million Kw.h) 2911.04
3 Agriculture 683.06
4 Industry 873.81
5 Others 1354.17
6 No. of Electric consumer  
  i) Industry 11,535
  ii) Agriculture 77,520
Industry (2012-2013)
Sr. No. Industry (2012-2013) Number
1 Registered Working Factories 1918
2 Average Number of workers employed 57,319
Co-Operation (2012-2013)
Sr. No. Co-Operation (2012-2013) Number
1 No. of co-operative Societies 1720
  i) Agriculture 247
  ii) Others 1473
2 Working Capital (Rs. In lakh) 315753
Medical & Health (2012-2013)
Sr. No. Medical & Health (2012-2013) Number
1 Hospitals 21
2 Primary Health Centre 28
3 Dispensaries 124
4 Hospitals/CHC/PHC 6
5 Ayurvedic Institutions 32
6 Unani Institutions 4
7 Homeopathic 8
8 Beds in Medical Institution 1717
9 Doctors 2792
10 Family Planning Centres 14
11 Scarcity villages where water supply schemes Commissioned 837
Livestock And Animal Husbandry (1999-2000)
Sr. No. Livestock And Animal Husbandry (1999-2000) Number
1 Veterinary Hospitals 90
2 Permanent outlaying Dispensaries and insemination units. 87
3 Number of Livestock (000) (2007 Census) 388.3
4 Poultry (000) 2885.9
Education (2003)
Sr. No. Education (2003) Schoolwise
1 No. of education institutions  
  i) University, 1
  ii) Arts, Science, Commerce Colleges 23
  iii) Teachers Training College(B.ed) 11
  iv) Technical Industrial Art Craft School & Polytechnic Institutions & Engineering College 32
  v) High & Senior Secondary School 746
  vi) Middle School 449
  vii) Primary & Pre-Primary School 1215
2 No. of Students (2003)  
  i) Arts, Science, Commerce Colleges 19126
  ii) Teacher Training College 2074
  iii) Technical Industrial Art Craft School & Polytechnic Institutions & Engineering Collgeg 4137
  iv) High & Senior Secondary School 1,94,679
  v) Middle School 44,615
  vi) Primary & Pre-Primary School 95,342
3 No. of Teachers  
  i) Arts, Science, Commerce Colleges 986
  ii) Teacher Training College 144
  iii) Technical Industrial Art Craft School & Polytechnic Institutions & Engineering College 481
  iv) High & Senior Secondary School 3743
  v) Middle School 790
  vi) Primary & Pre-Primary School 3028
Roads (2003-2004)
Sr. No. Roads (2003-2004) Number
1 Black Top roads Length in (Kms.) 5878
2 Roads per 100 sq.Kms. of Area(Kms.) 223
3 Roads per lakh of Population(K.M) 234
4 Percentage of Villages linked with roads 100.00
5 Total number of registered Vehicles 9,66,802
Miscellaneous (2003)
Sr. No. Miscellaneous (2003) Number
1 Market Committees(No.) 12
2 Municipal Committees(No.) 12
3 Panchayats (No.) 901
4 Postal Facilities (2012-2013)
  i) Post Offices 201
  ii) Telegraph Offices 1
  iii) Telephone Exchanges 120
5 Number of Banks  
  i) State Bank of India 64
  ii) State Bank of Patiala 36
  iii) Punjab National Bank 84
  iv) Co-operative Bank 72
  v) Other Commercial Bank 437
6 Number of Police Station & Police Posts 36
7 Number of Theaters 10
8 Number of Employment Exchange 3
9 Number of Telephone Connections 107146
10 Number of Govt. employs as on (2003) 26657
11 Number of Community and Individual Gas Plants 3125
12 Nagar Sudhar Trust 1
13 Panchayat Ghar 182
14 Janj Ghar/Dharamshala of Scheduled Caste and Non-Scheduled Caste 1434
15 Rest House 23
16 Municipal Corporation 1
17 Focal Points 38
18 Cold Store 135
19 Milk Plant 1
20 Important places of the district  
  i) Gurdwara 6thGuru Basti Sheikh & Ram Sar(Kukkar pind)  
  ii) Gurdwaras of Kartarpur (Tham Sabhib & others)  
  iii) Gurdwara Mau Sahib(Nurmehal)  
  vi) T.V. Centre Jalandhar  
  v) Devi Tlab Mandir  
  vi) Radio Station 1
  vii) Baba Sodal mandir  
  viii) Masjid Imam Nasar  
  ix) Niku Park  
  x) Wonder Land, Vill. Tajpur.  
  xi) Prithvi Planet-Bowling