15th Census of India Since 1972.

15th Census of India Since 1972. 


The provisional data of Census 2011 was released by the Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India C. Chandramouli in the presence of Union Home Secretary G. K. Pillai.

India’s population : 1.21 billion { 1210.2 million }

India’s population an increased: More than 181 million during the 2001-2011 

India Population Equal to:  U.S., Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Japan put together 1214.3 million

Number of Males : 623.7 million (51.54 %)
Females : 586.5 million. (48.46 %)

The percentage growth in 2001-2011 was 17.64
  • Males - 17.19 
  • Females - 18.12. 
India’s population accounts for world’s 17.5 per cent population.

1. Uttar Pradesh most populous state of India - 199 million 
2. Maharashtra  - 112 million
3. Least populated - Lakshadweep: 64,429 Persons

(The combined population of U.P. and Maharashtra is greater than that of the U.S.)

Population growth in States
  • Population growth in U.P. shows a decline from 25.85 per cent to 20.09 per cent 
  • Maharashtra from 22.73 per cent to 15.99 per cent,
  • Bihar from 28.62 per cent to 25.07 per cent
  • West Bengal from 17.77 per cent to 13.93 per cent
  • Andhra Pradesh from 14.59 per cent to 11.10 per cent 
  • Madhya Pradesh from 24.26 per cent to 20.30 per cent.
Sex-Ratio:
  • 2011Overall sex ratio 940/1000 
  • 2001Census  sex ratio 933/1000
  • Kerala has the highest sex ratio 1084/1000 
  • Puducherry 1038/1000. 
  • Daman and Diu has the lowest sex ratio of 618/1000. In rural areas, the sex ration has increased from 946 to 949 and Urban areas has ben increased from 900 to 929.
  • The lowest sex ratio in rural areas recorded in Chandigarh - 960/1000
Child sex ratio {0-6 years}
  • 2011 Census Child sex ratio: 914/1000. 
  • 2001 Census Child sex ratio: 927/1000
  • The total number of children in 0 to 6 year age group is now 158.8 million in 2011 census
Literacy Rate: 74.04 Per cent

  • Literates in India - 763.5 Million 
  • Male - 82.14 Per cent
  • Female - 65.46 Per cent
  • The Highest rural literates in Uttar Pradesh
  • The Highest urban literates in Maharashtra
  • Kerala has the highest literacy rate in 2011 census: 93.91 Per cent and Lakshadweep: 92.28 Per cent
  • Least Literacy rate has recorded in Bihar: 63.82 Per cent and followed by Arunachal Pradesh: 66.95 Per cent
Others
  • Census Cost - Rs.22,000 Mn.
  • Cost Per Person - Rs.18.19
  • No.of Languages canvassed: 16
  • No.of Languages training manual prepared: 18

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