The population of Punjab was 2.77 Crores as per Census 2011. As per the information, there is an increase from the figure of 2.44 Crore in census 2001. The total population of the state was 27,743,338 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 14,639,465 were males and 13,103,873 were females. However in the year 2001, the total population of the state was 24,358,999 out of which the number of males was 12,985,045 and the number of females was 11,373,954.
The growth in the decade in the total population was 13.89 % however in the previous decade the population growth was 19.76%. Punjab’s population forms 2.29% of India in the year 2011 however it formed 2.37 % in 2001.
Top Population Growth as per Census 2011
1. Indore 32.88 %
2. Jhabua 30.70 %
3. Bhopal 28.62 %
4. Singrauli 28.05 %
5. Barwani 27.57 %
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