District at a Glance

Demographic Profile:

Patiala having a population of 18,44,934 is the 6th most populated district of the Punjab after Amritsar, Ludhiana, Gurdaspur, Sangrur and Jalandhar as per 2001 census.

Other demographic statistics of the district:

  1. Urban population = 64, 4710 (35 %).
  2. Rural population = 1200224 (65 %).
  3. Male population = 987390 (53.5 %).
  4. Female population = 857544 (46.5 %).
  5. % Literacy (overall) = 69.96.
  6. Male Literacy = 76.13 %.
  7. Female Literacy = 62.94 %.
  8. Urban Literacy = 81.99 %.
  9. Rural Literacy = 63.34 %.
  10. Density of Population = 509 per Sq KM
  11. Sex Ratio: 1000 (M):868 (F).

Census-2011, Patiala District

Population by sex & residence, sex ratio, child sex ratio & Literacy rate of Patiala District- 2011

Total

1,892,282

Population

Rural

1,130,279

Urban

762,003

Total

1,002,112

Males

Rural

598,239

Urban

403,873

Total

890,170

Females

Rural

532,040

Urban

358,130

Percentage

Rural

59.73

Urban

40.27

Sex Ratio

               888

Child Sex Ratio (0-6) years

               835

Literacy rate

               76.3

Population, Child Population (0-6) years, Sex ratio, Child Sex ratio, Literacy rate of Patiala District-2011

2001

2011

Rural

Urban

Rural

Urban

Population

63.43

36.57

59.73

40.27

Child Population (0-6) year

13.76

11.11

11.46

9.89

Sex Ratio

875

875

889

887

Child Sex Ratio Age (0-6) years

770

788

827

848

Literacy Rate Male

68.68

86.43

76.32

88.90

Literacy Rate Female

53.78

77.34

63.25

81.02

Number of literates & Literacy Rate by Sex and Residence of Patiala District-2011

Total

1,286,836

Population

Rural

701,885

Urban

584,951

Total

725,261

Male Literates

Rural

402,467

Urban

322,794

Total

561,575

Female Literates

Rural

299,418

Urban

262,157

Total

M

81.4

Literacy Rates

F

70.5

Rural

M

76.32

F

63.25

Urban

M

88.90

F

81.02

Note: Census 2011 Provisional figures as released by Registrar General of Census, Govt. of India.