PUNJAB POPULATION

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Population

The following table shows the population of the Punjab province as per the 2017 Census:

Province/ District Area

km2

Population Male % Female % Urban % Growth Rate %
Punjab Province 205,345 110,012,000 50.8 49.2 36.7 2.1
Lahore District 1,772 11,126,285 52.3 47.7 100 4.1
Attock District 6,857 1,883,556 49.7 50.3 26.0 2.1
Bahawalnagar 8,878 2,981,919 50.8 49.2 20.8 1.96
Bahawalpur District 24,830 3,668,106 51.2 47.8 31.9 2.2
Bhakkar District 8,153 1,650,518 51.1 47.9 15.8 2.4
Chiniot District 2,643 1,369,740 51.1 47.9 30.8 1.86
Chakwal District 6,524 1,495,982 48.4 51.6 19.0 1.7
D G Khan District 11,922 2,872,201 50.5 49.5 19.1 2.98
Faisalabad District 5,856 7,873,910 51.2 48.8 47.8 1.97
Gujranwala District 3,622 5,014,196 50.5 49.5 58.8 2.06
Gujrat District 3,192 2,756,110 48.4 51.6 34.8 1.57
Hafizabad District 2,367 1,156,957 50.5 49.5 34.8 1.7
Jhang District 6,166 2,743,416 50.9 49.1 21.8 2.0
Jhelum District 3,587 1,222,650 49.2 50.8 29.0 1.4
Kasur District 3,995 3,454,996 51.8 48.2 25.8 2.0
Khanewal District 4,349 2,921,986 50.8 49.2 19.3 1.8
Khushab District 6,511 1,281,299 49.8 50.2 27.5 1.8
Layyah District 6,291 1,824,230 50.7 49.3 14.7 2.6
Lodhran District 2,778 1,700,620 50.7 49.3 15.6 1.97
Mandi Bahauddin 2,673 1,593,292 48.7 51.3 20.4 1.68
Mianwali District 5,840 1,546,094 50.1 49.9 21.2 2.0
Multan District 3,720 12,265,161 50.9 49.1 27.7 1.98
Muzaffargarh 8,249 4,322,109 51.3 48.7 16.1 2.6
Nankana Sahib 1,662 1,356,374 51.0 49.0 18.1 1.4
Narowal District 2,337 1,709,757 49.2 50.8 15.0 1.6
Okara District 4,377 3,039,139 51.5 48.5 27.4 1.6
Pakpattan District 2,724 1,823,687 50.9 49.1 15.8 1.85
Rahim Yar Khan 11,880 4,814,006 51.3 48.7 21.5 2.27
Rajanpur District 12,318 1,995,958 51.5 48.5 16.9 3.16
Rawalpindi 5,285 5,405,633 50.7 49.3 53.2 2.5
Sahiwal District 3,201 2,517,550 50.9 49.1 20.5 1.65
Sargodha District 5,854 3,703,588 50.6 49.4 29.5 1.7
Sheikhupura District 3,242 3,460,426 51.7 48.3 34.7 2.2
Sialkot District 3,016 3,893,672 49.3 50.7 29.4 1.89
Toba Tek Singh 3,252 2,190,015 50.2 49.8 20.2 1.6
Vehari District 4,364 2,897,446 50.5 49.5 17.5 1.7

Table 1.5 Punjab Population Statistics

Religions[1]

Muslims 97.2%
Christians 2.3%
Hindus 0.1%
Ahmadis 0.2%
Scheduled Castes Negligible %
Others 0.1%

Table 1.6 Punjab Religions

Languages[2]

Urdu 4.5%
Punjabi 75.2%
Sindhi 0.1%
Pushto 1.2%
Balochi 0.7%
Seraiki 17.4%
Others 1.0%

Table 1.7 Punjab Languages

[1] 1998 Census; The data on religious minorities and mother tongue of people in Pakistan, its provinces or districts has as yet not been made public.

[2] 1998 Census; The data on religious minorities and mother tongue of people in Pakistan, its provinces or districts has as yet not been made public for 2017 Census