Demography

According to the 2011 India census, Gurdaspur had a population of 2,299,026 (1,212,995 males and 1,086,031 females). There was a 9.30% increase in population compared to that of 2001. In the previous 2001 census of India, Gurdaspur District had recorded a 19.74% increase to its population compared to 1991.The average literacy rate of Gurdaspur in 2011 was 81.10%, compared to 73.80% in 2001. The male and female literacy rates were 85.90% and 75.70%, respectively. For the 2001 census, the rates were 79.80% and 67.10% respectively. The total literate population was 1,668,339, consisting of 928,264 males and 740,075 females. Sex ratio is about 895 females per 1000 males. Population Density was 649 per square km.

As per Provisional population figures of 2011 Census

Detail Description
Area 1633 Sq Km
No. of Villages 1124
No. of Blocks 11
No. of Gram Panchayats 663
No. of Tehsils 3
No. of Municipal Councils  8
Population ( Census 2011) 2,299,026
 Vidhan Sabha Constituencies  7