Gurdaspur District Population, Punjab - Census India 2011

Gurdaspur is one of district of Punjab in India. There are 5 Tehsils, 1,595 villages and 31 towns in Gurdaspur district.

As per the Census India 2011, Gurdaspur district has 4,43,666 households, population of 22,98,323 of which 12,12,617 are males and 10,85,706 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 2,53,579 which is 11.03% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Gurdaspur district is around 895 compared to 895 which is average of Punjab state. The literacy rate of Gurdaspur district is 71.13% out of which 74.85% males are literate and 66.97% females are literate. The total area of Gurdaspur is 3,551 sq.km with population density of 647 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 71.31% of population lives in Urban area and 28.69% lives in Rural area. There are 25.26% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 0 Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Gurdaspur district.

Gurdaspur Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total22,98,323100%
Hindu10,74,33246.74%
Sikh10,02,87443.64%
Christian1,76,5877.68%
Muslim27,6671.2%
Religion not stated15,0660.66%
Other religions and persuasions8120.04%
Jain5800.03%
Buddhist4050.02%

Gurdaspur Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)220.733,330.27
Number of households1,31,3663,12,300
Total Population6,59,31916,39,004
Population (%)54.12%47.79%
Male Population3,56,8338,55,784
Female Population3,02,4867,83,220
Sex Ratio848915
Literacy (%)78.59%68.12%

List of Tehsils in Gurdaspur

Check out complete list of all Tehsils of Gurdaspur district, Punjab
TehsilPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Gurdaspur 8,21,5391,352.60607910
Batala 6,75,891950.77711904
Pathankot 6,22,412687.37905865
Dera Baba Nanak 1,24,295296.34419893
Dhar Kalan54,186263.91205919

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Gurdaspur Population Facts

Number of Households4,43,666
Population22,98,323
Male Population12,12,617 (52.76%)
Female Population10,85,706 (47.24%)
Children Population2,53,579
Area3,551 km2
Population density/km2647
Sex-ratio895
Literacy71.13%
Male Literacy74.85%
Female Literacy66.97%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %0
Scheduled Caste (SC) %25.26%

Map of Gurdaspur, Punjab