States Census 2011

The Indian Census 2011 can be referred to as the seventh census operation after Indian independence. The national census 2011 has been run on all the 28 states of the country and the seven Union Territories. There have been surveys on cities and districts as well. The data of Indian census 2011 covers all the major aspects of society like population, sex ratio and literacy percentage as well. Here is a gist on census 2011 data of India.

There are presently 28 states in India. The total population of the country is 1.21 billion presently. According to the State Census 2011, the most populated state in India is Uttar Pradesh with a population of 19.96 crores. The least populated state in the country is Sikkim with a population of 60, 7688. The census of Indian states 2011 reveals that Kerala is the highest literate state in the country with 93.91% of literacy rate. Bihar is the least literate state with a literacy rate of 63.82%. The Indian census 2011 state wise shows that Kerala represents the highest sex ratio with 1084 females per 1000 males while Haryana features the lowest sex ratio in India with just 877 women per 1000 males

According to the Indian census 2011 carried out in districts, the Thane district of Maharashtra displays the highest population with a population figure of 1.11 crore. Dibang valley district of Arunachal Pradesh displays the lowest population in the country with a population of 7,948. When it comes to literacy in Indian districts the Serchhip district in Mizoram shines the brightest with a literacy rate of 98.76%. Koraput district in Orissa shows the least literacy level with a literacy rate of 49.87%. As per the parameter of sex ratio, Mahe district in Puducherry comes up with the maximum sex ratio in the country with 1176 females per 1000 males. The Jhajjar district in Haryana shows the least level of sex ratio: 774 females per 1000 males.

During the census 2011 on cities, some major facts have come out. As regards to population, Mumbai of Maharashtra comes up as the most populous city on the country with a population of 1.25 crores. Nagda city in Uttar Pradesh features the least population figure in the country: 100,036. The Indian city with the highest rate of literacy is Aizwal (Mizoram) with a literacy rate of 98.80%. On the contrary, Rampur city in Uttar Pradesh is the Indian city with the lowest literacy level- the literacy rate in Rampur is 60.74%. According to Indian Census 2011, Kozhikode (Kerala) has the highest sex ratio with 1093 females per 1000 males. But the Vapi city in Gujarat features the lowest sex ratio with 734 women per 1000 men

- India 1,210,193,422 17.64 3287240 382 940 74.04
1 Uttar Pradesh 199,812,341 20.23 240928 829 912 67.68
2 Maharashtra 112,374,333 15.99 307713 365 929 82.34
3 Bihar 104,099,452 25.42 94163 1106 918 61.80
4 West Bengal 91,276,115 13.84 88752 1028 950 76.26
5 Andhra Pradesh 84,580,777 10.98 275045 308 993 67.02
6 Madhya Pradesh 72,626,809 20.35 308252 236 931 69.32
7 Tamil Nadu 72,147,030 15.61 130060 555 996 80.09
8 Rajasthan 68,548,437 21.31 342239 200 928 66.11
9 Karnataka 61,095,297 15.60 191791 319 973 75.36
10 Gujarat 60,439,692 19.28 196244 308 919 78.03
11 Orissa 41,974,218 14.05 155707 270 979 72.87
12 Kerala 33,406,061 4.91 38852 860 1084 94.00
13 Jharkhand 32,988,134 22.42 79716 414 948 66.41
14 Assam 31,205,576 17.07 78438 398 958 72.19
15 Punjab 27,743,338 13.89 50362 551 895 75.84
16 Chhattisgarh 25,545,198 22.61 135192 189 991 70.28
17 Haryana 25,351,462 19.90 44212 573 879 75.55
18 Delhi 16,787,941 21.21 1483 11320 868 86.21
19 Jammu and Kashmir 12,541,302 23.64 222236 56 889 67.16
20 Uttarakhand 10,086,292 18.81 53483 189 963 78.82
21 Himachal Pradesh 6,864,602 12.94 55673 123 972 82.80
22 Tripura 3,673,917 14.84 10486 350 960 87.22
23 Meghalaya 2,966,889 27.95 22429 132 989 74.43
24 Manipur 2,570,390 12.05 22327 115 992 79.21
25 Nagaland 1,978,502 -0.58 16579 119 931 79.55
26 Goa 1,458,545 8.23 3702 394 973 88.70
27 Arunachal Pradesh 1,383,727 26.03 83743 17 938 65.38
28 Puducherry 1,247,953 28.08 490 2547 1037 85.85
29 Mizoram 1,097,206 23.48 21081 52 976 91.33
30 Chandigarh 1,055,450 17.19 114 9258 818 86.05
31 Sikkim 610,577 12.89 7096 86 890 81.42
32 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 380,581 6.86 8249 46 876 86.63
33 Dadra and Nagar Haveli 343,709 55.88 491 700 774 76.24
34 Daman and Diu 243,247 53.76 111 2191 618 87.10
35 Lakshadweep 64,473 6.30 30 2149 946 91.85