India’s Population increased to 1.21 Billion – 121 Crore

Posted on March 31st, 2011

India now has a population of 1.21 billion according to the latest Census figures released by the Home Secretary and the Registrar General of India on Thursday. This is an increase of 181 million people since the last Census – nearly equivalent to the population of Brazil.

India’s population is now bigger than the combined population of USA, Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan and Bangladesh, says the Census report. Uttar Pradesh is the most populous state and the combined population of UP and Maharashtra is bigger than USA.

Of the total population, 623.7 million are males and 586.5 million are females.

However, the population grew at a rate of 17.64 percent which is the sharpest reduction in growth rate ever.

While Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Puducherry has the highest population growth rate of about 55 percent, Nagaland has the lowest.

The density of population is highest in Delhi, followed by Chandigarh.

The 2011 Census report also shows that India now has a child sex ratio of 914 female against 1,000 male – the lowest since Independence.

This is the 15th Census conducted since 1872. It was carried out in two phases, covering 640 districts and 5924 sub-districts.

The cost of the counting exercise is 22,000 million.


Census in Major Cities of India begins

Posted on February 18th, 2011

Below is a list of major cities (in order of population) in which each person will be surveyed and register in the National Population Register. Once data is calculated, same would be used for providing UID card to each registered person. This is the largest census in number being done in any democratic country.

If you missed out in Census 2011, you can call us freely at our Toll Free Telephone No. 1800 34 50 111 through BSNL / MTNL landlines from 10 am to 8 pm every day except Saturday. If you don’t have BSNL/MTNL landline, than call straight away at 080-22975549.

The below is estimated data, Govt. of India has released provisional data. Check City Population 2011

RankCity Name2010 Estimated2001 CensusState
4Kolkata5,138,2084,572,876West Bengal
5Chennai4,616,6394,343,645Tamil Nadu
6Hyderabad4,068,6113,637,483Andhra Pradesh
10Kanpur3,221,4352,551,337Uttar Pradesh
12Lucknow2,750,4472,185,927Uttar Pradesh
15Indore1,854,9301,474,968Madhya Pradesh
17Bhopal1,792,2031,437,354Madhya Pradesh
19Agra1,686,9761,275,134Uttar Pradesh
24Ghaziabad1,505,958968,256Uttar Pradesh
26Meerut1,404,7231,068,772Uttar Pradesh
28Navi Mumbai1,268,784704,002Maharashtra
30Varanasi1,211,8911,091,918Uttar Pradesh
33Allahabad1,142,722975,393Uttar Pradesh
34Jabalpur1,082,794932,484Madhya Pradesh
35Srinagar1,081,562898,440Jammu and Kashmir
37Visakhapatnam1,065,395982,904Andhra Pradesh
40Howrah1,034,9821,007,532West Bengal
43Coimbatore1,016,348930,882Tamil Nadu
44Vijayawada985,733851,282Andhra Pradesh
46Gwalior943,725827,026Madhya Pradesh
50Salem895,388696,760Tamil Nadu
51Madurai889,052928,869Tamil Nadu
52Aligarh869,941669,087Uttar Pradesh
55Bareilly837,564718,395Uttar Pradesh
57Moradabad828,506641,583Uttar Pradesh
58Tiruchirappalli819,833752,066Tamil Nadu
60Gorakhpur730,486622,701Uttar Pradesh
65Rajpur Sonarpur642,457336,707West Bengal
67Kochi (Cochin)618,348596,473Kerala
69Warangal595,276530,636Andhra Pradesh
70Siliguri579,821472,374West Bengal
74Jammu567,555369,959Jammu and Kashmir
75Sangli-Miraj & Kupwad565,170436,781Maharashtra
78Durgapur549,283493,405West Bengal
80Guntur544,712514,461Andhra Pradesh
82Bhatpara537,496442,385West Bengal
83Saharanpur528,572455,754Uttar Pradesh
84South Dumdum525,950392,444West Bengal
86Noida504,842305,058Uttar Pradesh
87Maheshtala502,772385,266West Bengal
89Asansol501,041475,439West Bengal
90Ujjain489,222430,427Madhya Pradesh
93Tirunelveli466,693411,831Tamil Nadu
98Tirupur463,998344,543Tamil Nadu
100Jhansi449,368383,644Uttar Pradesh
102Kozhikode (Calicut)440,367436,556Kerala
104Kollam (Quilon)436,442361,560Kerala
105Nellore433,009378,428Andhra Pradesh
106Gopalpur419,688271,811West Bengal
108Lalbahadur Nagar418,250268,689Andhra Pradesh
109Panihati417,699348,438West Bengal
111Ambattur413,495310,967Tamil Nadu
113Quthbullapur397,267231,108Andhra Pradesh
114Tumakuru (Tumkur)396,604248,929Karnataka
115Muzaffarnagar393,654316,729Uttar Pradesh
118Shivamogga (Shimoga)382,785274,352Karnataka
119Mathura380,733302,770Uttar Pradesh
124Singrauli356,245185,190Madhya Pradesh
125Kamarhati355,343314,507West Bengal
128Shahjahanpur344,772296,662Uttar Pradesh
129Bally344,352260,906West Bengal
130Firozabad342,456279,102Uttar Pradesh
131Nala Sopara340,512184,538Maharashtra
134Nizamabad331,017288,722Andhra Pradesh
137Kulti322,707289,903West Bengal
138Etawah321,203210,453Uttar Pradesh
139Bardhaman319,585285,602West Bengal
142Rampur312,166281,494Uttar Pradesh
143Naihati308,509215,303West Bengal
144Kakinada305,440296,329Andhra Pradesh
146Dewas304,587231,672Madhya Pradesh
147Mau303,815212,657Uttar Pradesh
148Satna302,087225,464Madhya Pradesh
151Kurnool295,007269,122Andhra Pradesh
153Rajahmundry293,145315,251Andhra Pradesh
155Hapur286,039211,983Uttar Pradesh
158Tirupati282,281228,202Andhra Pradesh
161Avadi271,385229,403Tamil Nadu
162Baranagar270,219250,768West Bengal
163Nangloi Jat267,567150,948Delhi
164Karimnagar266,748205,653Andhra Pradesh
165Srirampur265,981197,857West Bengal
167Sagar264,239232,133Madhya Pradesh
169Anantapur260,449218,808Andhra Pradesh
170Sri Ganganagar259,157210,713Rajasthan
171Kapra258,709159,002Andhra Pradesh
172Bihar Sharif257,367232,071Bihar
173Ratlam257,111222,202Madhya Pradesh
174Farrukhabad256,822228,333Uttar Pradesh
176North Dumdum254,787220,042West Bengal
177Ramagundam252,880236,600Andhra Pradesh
178Tiruvottiyur252,288212,281Tamil Nadu
184Loni249,266120,945Uttar Pradesh
185Uluberia248,869202,135West Bengal
187Bidhan Nagar246,544164,221West Bengal
188Rewa243,099183,274Madhya Pradesh
189New Delhi241,764302,147Delhi
194Mirzapur237,168205,053Uttar Pradesh

Will not repeat past mistakes : Census Commissioner

Posted on February 15th, 2011

Registrar-General and Census Commissioner D Chandramouli has said that efforts are on not to repeat errors that had taken place within the census 2001.

The commissioner who showed up today in Imphal to overlook the census physical exercise which started through Feb 12 stated this while taking part in a discussion with folks, municipal companies as well as government authorities upon the issues related with the census exercise from Hotel Classic.

Deputy director of National Population Registrar, SK Chakarborty required component the dialogue in which Main Assistant DS Poonia, Director of census Operation, Manipur, Y Thamkishore, Commissioner (Home) Vumlhunmang, DCs of nine districts and SDOs also attended the meet.

Delhi Census 2011 helpline number

Posted on February 14th, 2011

The Delhi district administration these days announced three dedicated helplines with regard to the citizens in order to redress their own difficulties concerning census function.

The helpline numbers – 2560044, 7599068703 as well as 9958093654 – will be available from 9.00am to 6.00pm, district magistrate Deepak Aggarwal stated.

Residents can call these helpline numbers whenever they need help, he said.

The second phase associated with Census Next year, that going on February 9 within the city, is planned to be finished by February 28.

2.7 Million workers getting prepared for 2nd stage census

Posted on February 11th, 2011

An incredible number of census employees across India have begun a mammoth work in order to record greater than a billion people in the world’s second-most populous nation.

First counted within New Delhi had been President Pratibha Devisingh Patil at her presidential structure.

Subsequent, Congress Party chief Sonia Gandhi sitting with the census-takers under a banyan tree in her own garden whilst filling in the 29-point set of questions listing earnings, faith, training as well as access to fundamental utilities among additional subjects.

The particulars might help determine places that overlook is higher, where poverty is especially rife as well as exactly where high amounts of people are unable to read or to function.

“It is the second-largest census in the world,” Vice President Hamid Ansari said after being measured.

India could quickly rival The far east as the world’s the majority of populated nation with a yearly rate of growth around 1.4%, while The far east – about 1.3 billion people – is growing in a much lower 0.49%.

Indian authorities said the census, taken every 10 years, is crucial for both the government and private sector to create guidelines, programmes and finances. This is the 2nd stage associated with the census, along with the very first last year listing some Three hundred million Indian native families and calculating the population to be with 1.17 million.

With regard to the very first time, the census is actually observing regardless of whether individuals live in dirt huts or even cement structures, possess electrical power or access to lavatories, and when they have have you been to college even when they do not proceed right now.

The an incredible number of destitute sleeping on railway platforms, under bridges as well as in recreational areas is going to be final counted on the evening of Feb 28, along with changes conducted until March Five as well as the final census reports published more than the subsequent two years.

India has hired some 2.7 million census-takers, most of them teachers, who’re also collecting name and address particulars to be used later within giving identity credit cards included in the National Populace Register, that citizens will also have to supply fingerprints and become photographed at a few future date.

2nd Phase of Census 2011 begins today

Posted on February 10th, 2011

The 2nd phase associated with the nationwide Census 2011 will kick start across the town today as well as would continue until 28 February. Though the very first phase composed house-listing, the second stage would also include counting the destitute.

Upon Tuesday the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation introduced mobilization of around 16,000 BMC staff because enumerators with regard to the project. While this fails to deliver of the complete requirement of 25,500, the shortfall would be made great through staff through aided as well as unaided schools, central government, state government as well as house guards.

Associated with the 16,000 BMC enumerators, 11,000 are school teachers.

Municipal commissioner Subodh Kumar has instructed all instructors involved with census duty to become happy from their regular training assignment through 9 February to 5 March with review models to be conducted from 1 March to 5 March. Based on resources, the census form offers 29 different queries regarding personal data, literacy, academic degree, employment degree, employment, migration as well as fertility.

The BMC offers appointed ward census officials for every of their 24 wards to supervise the procedures as additionally attend to calls upon house lines.

These would be functional through 21 February onwards. Citizens who’ve not really already been counted under the second stage may phone and inform the government bodies on these lines. As in the very first phase, enumerators will slip chits or notes under the doorways where these people find these locked.

Upon 28 Feb, midnight, unique keep degree groups might visit areas which have homeless people within their keep.

Actions against those who don’t co-operate in census 2011

Posted on February 9th, 2011

Citizens who do not co-operate or supply proper info with regard to the population enumeration phase of Census 2011 are prone to face legal action according to the Census Act 1948, said Utes. Gopalakrishnan, Director, Census Operations, Tamil Nadu, right here on Monday.

Addressing press persons from Ripon Building, he explained the phase would start on February 9 and determine on February 28 which is required that people respond to the questions resulting from the enumerators. This enumeration phase comes after the home itemizing and real estate census, that have been carried out in June as well as July last year.

With regard to enumeration, 29 queries happen to be devised, such as those pertaining to the marital and financial status, reading and writing level, religion, mother tongue as well as work user profile. People residing in the city for over 30 days, such as foreigners, those staying in hotels, government hospitals and jail, will be contained in the enumeration.

Nevertheless, members of the loved ones away from the town for more than a month wouldn’t be included. Information about them will be enumerated in the place exactly where these people currently live.

For data related to the nature associated with work, even if the person had worked for one day within the last one year, it might be incorporated, Mister. Gopalakrishnan said.

A number of the latest features within the set of questions consist of eight options in the impairment parameter, separate code with regard to non-economic exercise, introduction of a new category for individuals who proved helpful for under three months among marginal employees. This time around, birth date would be also requested aside from the grow older, for the benefit of accuracy.

On February 28 evening, the destitute residents throughout the town would be listed with the support of non-governmental organizations.

While the statistics will be released, individual data would be taken care of as private. Instructors amount to most the 1.5 lakh enumerators and superiors who does be involved in the procedure across the Condition. In Chennai, regarding 9,000 people, including workers of various gov departments as well as Chennai Corporation workers, might participate in the census enumeration.

Every enumerator might cover about two hundred households. The personnel happen to be granted a day for the field function. They’d visit the region throughout afternoon or even evening as well as their own function timings depends on the surrounding area. It is not required for all members inside a family to become existing during the enumerator’s go to. In the event that the home is locked throughout the enumerator’s visit, that is likely to be the case in families exactly where each the few are employed, this kind of residents might contact the Chennai Corporation helpline 1913 or toll-free amounts of Census Procedures 18003450111 or 1800110111 to fix a time along with the enumerator, Mr. Gopalakrishnan stated.

Citizens with issues which their own locality is actually yet to be covered may also contact the helpline at the earliest. Suburban citizens may contact the office associated with the local body.

To queries upon omission price throughout the housing census, he explained the enumerators happen to be given details of those omitted by evaluating information pertaining to income tax as well as elector’s picture identity greeting card. After this census, biometric data selection will be completed in 06 and This summer this year. The distinctive identification credit cards are expected to be issued by this year-end, Mister.Gopalakrishnan added.

Chennai Corporation Commissioner Deb.Karthikeyan as well as Deputy Commissioner (Revenue and Finance) Anu George were present.

Ajmal Kasab to be included in Census 2011

Posted on February 9th, 2011

There is reason in order to feel amazed. Ajmal Kasab is now within Arthur Road jail and it is awaiting Bombay High Court’s confirmation associated with their passing away penalty. He will be included in the Annual official population poll.

Census has a class called institutional household, defined as, “A group of unrelated individuals who reside in a good institution as well as take their meals from the common kitchen area is called an Institutional Household. Examples of Institutional Households tend to be boarding homes, doggy messes, hostels, resorts, save houses, prisons, ashrams, orphanages, etc.”

Therefore this kind of inmates are counted, because they should be. One frequently has the incorrect impact that Annual official population poll is all about enumerating Indians. That’s not true. Census is all about enumerating those who live in India. “In Annual official population poll, every person regardless of age, sex, caste, creed, region, origin or even faith is counted only once, with out omission or even duplication provided she/he happy the criteria associated with enumeration… Foreigners who’re expected to stay inside the geographical limits of the country all through the enumeration period are to be counted where ever they are discovered, otherwise enumerated somewhere else. Individuals foreigners who’re likely to stay in India for a a part of enumeration period aren’t entitled to enumeration.” The just exclusion is perfect for foreigners and their families who’ve diplomatic status.

Arthur Road jail is at India’s geographic limitations and Ajmal Kasab has to be measured “wherever” he is “found”. Also , since we cannot choose fast enough about their death fee, he will end up being there “throughout the enumeration period”, that for Annual official population poll Next year is actually 9th in order to 28th February, along with revisions between First as well as 5th 03. (Some snow-bound areas had been covered earlier.) Since Census or UID is all about post degree residency, not citizenship, Kasab ought to get an UID quantity as well. There is a theme of queries the enumerator requires and that i am fascinated about solutions Kasab will give with a of these queries.

“Worked any time during this past year, such as part time assist, delinquent focus on farm, family enterprise or perhaps in every other economic activity; Category of economic activity; Profession; Nature of industry, trade or service exactly where the individual proved helpful; No economic activity (for marginal employee or no employee); Host to final home; Reason behind migration.” Rather than likely to city about Kasab being contained in Annual official population poll, press should report about answers to these queries.

Jail authorities have evidently competed in responding to these questions, presumably with respect to criminals. But even then, solutions with regard to Kasab can’t the simple.

2011 Census includes Caste based information

Posted on January 31st, 2011

Information on castes initially not really intended to be collected was later included after need from just about all opposition parties. Opposition to not including the caste had been headed through Lalu Prasad Yadav, Sharad Yadav as well as Mulayam Singh Yadav and based on opposition parties Bharatiya Janata Party, Akali Dal, Shiv Sena and Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. Information on caste was last gathered during British Raj in 1931. During the early census, individuals frequently overstated their caste standing to garner social status and it is anticipated that individuals limit it right now in the expectation of attaining federal government advantages.

There’s just one example of a caste-count within post-Independent Indian. It had been carried out in Kerala in 1968 by the Communist federal government below E. M. S. Namboodiripad to evaluate the social as well as financial backwardness of various lower castes. The census was termed Socio-Economic Study of 1968 and also the outcome was released within the Gazetteer associated with Kerala, 1971.

15th Indian National Census begins

Posted on January 31st, 2011

15th Indian National census began on May 1, 2010. Census continues to be carried out in Indian because 1872 which may be the very first time biometric information is going to be collected. The actual annual official population poll is carried out by 50 percent stages. Housing and Houselisting census ended upon June 15, 2010.

The second phase will begin on March 9, 2011 to gather info with regard to National Population Register subsequent that just about all Indians is going to be provided with id card that contains just about all vital information. The actual census covers all 1.2 billion Indians, involve Twenty five lakh (2.5 millions) authorities. It’s estimated to cost Rs. 2,209 crore (1.3 billion US dollars).