Amritsar is one of 22 districts located in north Indian state Punjab. There are total 9 blocks which comes under Amritsar district, and there are total 739 villages and 30 town areas which comes under this district.
As per Indian government records district code of Amritsar district is 49 and number of houses in this district is 233329.
As per Census 2011, total population of this district is 1247819. Out of total 1247819, male population count is 657982, where as female population count is 589837 in Amritsar.
According to the Indian Government population count of year 2011, this district has total 153094 children are in the age group of 0-6 years. In these 153094 children 83843 are boys and 69251 are girl child.
Literacy rate of Amritsar district is 60%. 750413 out of total 1247819 population is literate in this district.
Going in details, Male literacy rate in this district is 64% and 421783 males are literate out of total 657982 male population, where as female literacy rate is 44% and 328630 out of total 589837 females are literate in this district.
Coming to dark side, illiteracy rate of Amritsar district is 39%. 497406 out of total 1247819 population is illiterate in this village. In details, Male illiteracy rate in this district is 35% and 236199 males are illiterate out of total 657982 male population, where as female illiteracy rate is 44% and 261207 out of total 589837 females are illiterate in this district.
Total working population of Amritsar district is 459292 and non-working population is 788527 and out of 459292 working population 109780 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.