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Population of Punjab

Census (1901-2011)
YearPopulationDecadal Growth (%) Change in Growth (%)
1901 7,544,790 --
1911 6,731,510 -10.78-
1921 7,152,811 6.26 17.04
1931 8,012,325 12.02 5.76
1941 9,600,236 19.82 7.80
1951 9,160,500 -4.58 -24.40
1961 11,135,069 21.56 26.14
1971 13,551,060 21.70 0.14
1981 16,788,915 23.89 2.19
1991 20,281,969 20.81 -3.08
2001 24,358,999 20.10 -0.71
2011 27,743,338 13.89 -6.21
Population in 5 year Age Group (2011)
Age groupTotalRural Urban
PersonsShare (%)PersonsShare (%) PersonsShare (%)
00-04 2,133,529 7.69 1,351,369 7.79 782,160 7.52
05-09 2,368,019 8.54 1,507,022 8.69 860,997 8.28
10-14 2,583,402 9.31 1,668,828 9.62 914,574 8.79
15-19 2,817,683 10.16 1,814,427 10.46 1,003,256 9.65
20-24 2,776,636 10.01 1,706,833 9.84 1,069,803 10.29
25-29 2,463,861 8.88 1,455,456 8.39 1,008,405 9.70
30-34 2,116,539 7.63 1,263,506 7.28 853,033 8.20
35-39 1,989,071 7.17 1,202,842 6.94 786,229 7.56
40-44 1,788,469 6.45 1,102,644 6.36 685,825 6.60
45-49 1,587,771 5.72 964,942 5.56 622,829 5.99
50-54 1,254,464 4.52 749,857 4.32 504,607 4.85
55-59 956,555 3.45 569,146 3.28 387,409 3.73
60-64 996,590 3.59 654,729 3.77 341,861 3.29
65-69 719,588 2.59 496,111 2.86 223,477 2.15
70-74 513,472 1.85 356,117 2.05 157,355 1.51
75-79 256,666 0.93 175,972 1.01 80,694 0.78
80+ 379,501 1.37 274,781 1.58 104,720 1.01
Age not stated 41,522 0.15 29,610 0.17 11,912 0.11
Total 27,743,338 17,344,192 10,399,146