India at Glance - Population Census 2011



Highlights of Census 2011
  • Total population of India has reached to 121 crores.
  • It comprises 62.31 crores males and 58.74 crores females.
  • Total absolute increase in population during the decade is 18.19 crores.
  • Population growth during the decade remained 17.7 percent.
  • Density of population per sq. km. has been 382 persons.
  • Sex ratio for females per 1000 males is 943 females.
  • Child sex ratio for females is 919 per 1000 males.
  • Literacy rate of India has gone up to 73.0 percent from previous figure of 64.83 percent.
POPULATION Persons 1,21,05,69,573
Males 62,31,21,843
Females 58,74,47,730
DECADAL
POPULATION GROWTH 2001-2011
Absolute Percentage
Persons 18,19,59,458 17.7
Males 9,09,65,182 17.1
Females 9,09,94,276 18.3
DENSITY OF POPULATION (per sq. km.) 382
SEX RATIO (females per 1000 males) 943
POPULATION IN THE AGE GROUP 0-6 Absolute Percentage to total population
Persons 16,44,78,150 13.6
Males 8,57,32,470 13.8
Females 7,87,45,680 13.4
LITERATES Absolute Literacy rate
Persons 76,34,98,517 73.0
Males 43,46,83,779 80.9
Females 32,88,14,738 64.6
* All datas as per from Census India.
# Metropolitan Population
1 Mumbai 18,394,912
2 Delhi 16,349,831
3 Kolkata 14,035,959
4 Chennai 8,653,521
5 Bangalore 8,520,435
# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149
# State Sex Ratio
1 Kerala 1084
2 Puducherry 1037
3 Tamil Nadu 996
4 Andhra Pradesh 993
5 Chhattisgarh 991
# State Population
1 Uttar Pradesh 199,812,341
2 Maharashtra 112,374,333
3 Bihar 104,099,452
4 West Bengal 91,276,115
5 Andhra Pradesh 84,580,777
# State Pop Growth
1 Dadra and Nagar Haveli 55.88 %
2 Daman and Diu 53.76 %
3 Puducherry 28.08 %
4 Meghalaya 27.95 %
5 Arunachal Pradesh 26.03 %
# State Literacy
1 Kerala 94.00 %
2 Lakshadweep 91.85 %
3 Mizoram 91.33 %
4 Goa 88.70 %
5 Tripura 87.22 %