Fact Sheet

Area2.6 sq. km. (258 hectares)
Population145,000 (2008); 160,900 (1998);189,976 (1981);

206,200 (1971)

Density624 persons / hectare (1998)
Ground Coverage77 per cent of built up area(excl. Circular Garden and Lahore Fort)
Ground CoverageOver 20,000
Number of Buildings49% (2007); 25% (1987)
Commercial activity as percentageof Land use49% (2007); 25% (1987)
Encroachments in the Circular Garden1712 encroachments or 29 % of theCircular Garden area. This is equal to

14% increase since 1987

Average household size6.9 (1998)
Gender ratio53% Male;  47% Female
Literacy ratioBelow Matric: 54% Male; 46% FemaleMatric & Higher: 56% Male; 44% Female
Frequent CasteRajput, Sheikh
Frequent SectAhl-e-Sunnat
Frequent StoriesStories 3
Frequent No. of families in a BuildingSingle Family
Frequent Family SystemJoint Family
Male population During HH 201052.30%
Female population During HH 201047.70%
Median Age22 Years
Married36.68%
Unmarried58.69%
Divorced0.13%
Separated0.24%
Widow4.23%
Average HH size6.88
Avg Age25.72
Student Population29.40%
Daily Wage Earner9%
Students Studying in LWC80%
Education at Govt. School55.70%
Frequent Level of Education CompletedMatric
People Working in LWC59.30%
Owner of dwelling80.30%
Tenant of dwelling16.20%
Avg.(Median) Rooms for a Family3
Avg.(Median) Living Area for a Family2 Marla
People have Separate Kitchen43.70%
Have Leakage Problem52.30%
Most Frequent Repair WorkRoof Repairing
HH using Piped Water For Drinking97.60%
HH using Piped Water For Domestic Use98.40%
Frequent period for Scarcity of Water49.9% Electricity Shortage
People Store Water83%
People have Mechanical Means forWater Lifting56.30%
Own Flush Toilet97.20%
Frequent place for Dispose of Garbage56.2% Throw it Outside