State Profile of Punjab

June 29, 2010Punjabby EconomyWatch

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POPULATION (2001 census) 24359296
MALES 12985045
FEMALES 11373954
SEX RATIO (females/1000 males) 874
DENSITY OF POPULATION (Persons/ Square Km) 482
URBAN POPULATION % 33.95
LITERACY RATE (census 2001) in % 69.95
MALE LITERACY in % 75.2
MALE LITERATE in numbers 14756970
FEMALE LITERACY in % 63.4
FEMALE LITERATE in numbers 8442293
NSDP at current prices (2002-2003)* 62968 Rs Crores
PER CAPITA NSDP (2002-03) at current prices 25652 Rs

 

(2002)P: Provisional
*(2002-03): Advanced Estimates
*(2001-02): Quick Estimate
*(2000-01): Provisional Estimate
NSDP: Net State Domestic product
 

Source: Directorate of Economics & Statistics of respective State Governments (As on March 26, 2004), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India

 

MAJOR INDUSTRIES

  • Animal Husbandry
  • Electronics
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Whitegoods Industry
  • Dairy Farming
  • Poultry Farming
  • Textile Industry
  • Machine Manufacturing
  • Information Technology