Gujranwala Division
Map of Gujranwala Division
Map of Gujranwala Division
Country Pakistan
ProvincePunjab, Pakistan Punjab
CapitalGujranwala
Government
 • TypeDivisional Administration
 • CommissionerNaveed Haider Sherazi
 • Regional Police OfficerN/A
Area
 • Total8,975 km2 (3,465 sq mi)
Population
 (2023)[1]
 • Total9,784,223
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Websitegujranwaladivision.punjab.gov.pk

Gujranwala Division is an administrative division of Punjab province, Pakistan. The division, headquartered at the city of Gujranwala, consist of 3 districts, covers an area of 17,207 km2. According to the 1981 census, the population was 7,522,352, and rose by almost 4 million to 11,431,058 according to the 1998 census.[2]

Districts

It consists of the following districts:[3]

District Area
(km2)
Population
(2017 Census)[4]
Population
(2023 Census)[5]
Gujranwala 3,622 5,011,066 5,959,750
Sialkot 3,016 3,894,938 4,499,394
Narowal 2,337 1,707,575 1,950,954
Total 8,975 10,613,579 12,410,098

Demographics

According to 2017 census, Gujranwala division had a population of 16,123,984, which includes 7,985,444 males and 8,133,618 females. Gujranwala division constitutes 15,693,647 Muslims, 389,011 Christians, 32,844 Ahmadi followed 3,665 Hindus, 674 scheduled castes and 1,020 others.

Religions in Gujranwala Division (2017)

  Islam (97.33%)
  Christianity (2.41%)
  Ahmadi (0.20%)
  Other (0.03%)

See also

References

  1. ^ "DISTRICT WISE CENSUS RESULTS CENSUS 2023" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-08-29. Retrieved 2017-12-17.
  2. ^ Divisions of Pakistan - Statoids
  3. ^ Divisions/Districts of Pakistan Archived 2006-09-30 at the Wayback Machine
    Note: Although divisions as an administrative structure has been abolished, the election commission of Pakistan still groups districts under the division names
  4. ^ "DISTRICT WISE CENSUS RESULTS CENSUS 2017" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-08-29. Retrieved 2017-12-17.
  5. ^ Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, 2023
  1. Photographer In Gujranwala


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