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Year

Population (in Lakhs)

Percentage Change

Percentage Change for India

1901

75.45

-

-

1911

67.32

-10.78

5.75

1921

71.53

6.26

-0.31

1931

80.12

12.02

11.0

1941

96.00

19.82

14.22

1851

91.61

-4.58

13.31

1961

111.35

21.56

21.51

1971

135.51

21.70

24.80

1981

167.89

23.89

25.0

1991

202.82

20.81

23.85

2001

242.89

19.76

21.34


Source: Statistical Abstract of Punjab, 1978-98, 2001-02 and 2007