Population Of Ludhiana | Ludhiana Population 2021

Ludhiana Population 2021:- Ludhiana is a city and a municipal corporation in the Ludhiana district of Punjab. Ludhiana is Punjab’s largest city and the largest city situated north of Delhi. Ludhiana has an area of 61 sq mi and an estimated population of 1,618,879 as of the 2011 census. Ludhiana stands on the old bank of the Sutlej River. Ludhiana is an industrial center of northern India, often referred to as IndianManchester by BBC. Ludhiana has been ranked as the easiest city in India for business according to the World Bank.


Ludhiana Population

To know the actual Population of Ludhiana 2021, We have to look at the population of the past 20 years. They are as follows:

  • 2011:- 1,618,879
  • Ludhiana Population 2021:- 1,885,000 (Estimated)

By looking at the Population from 2001-2020. The Population of Ludhiana 2021 according to the estimates is 1,885,000.



According to the 2011 census Ludhiana had a population of 1,618,879. The literacy rate was 82.50 percent. This population consists of 950,123 males and 743,530 females.

According to the 2011 Indian Census, around 66% follow Hinduism, Hinduism is the predominant religion of Ludhiana, followed by Sikhism with 29% of the population. Islam is followed by around 3% and Christianity by less than 1%.



Ludhiana is the largest industrial hub in Punjab. It is known for hosiery and bicycle manufacturing.

The riches are brought mostly by small-scale industrial units, which produce industrial goods, machine parts, auto parts, household appliances, hosiery, apparel, and garments. Ludhiana is Asia’s largest hub for bicycle manufacturing and produces more than 50% of India’s bicycle production of more than 10 million each year. Ludhiana produces 60% of India’s tractor parts and a large portion of auto and two-wheeler parts. Many parts used in German cars such as Mercedes and BMW are exclusively produced in Ludhiana to satisfy the world requirement. It is one of the largest manufacturers of domestic sewing machines.

The apparel industry of Ludhiana, popularly known as the Ludhiana hosiery industry provides employment to millions of people and produces India’s largest share of winter clothing. It is especially known for its woolen sweaters and cotton T-shirts with the majority of India’s woolen clothing brands being based here. Ludhiana is also famous for its industry of shawls and stoles and satisfies the demand of major domestic and international brands. Ludhiana also has a growing IT sector with multiple software services and product companies having development centers in the city.

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