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Census 2001 in India

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Census 2001

Census 2001 in India

  • Total Population : 1,02,87,37,436
    • Males : 532,223,090
    • Females : 496,514,346
  • Population Growth : 21.54%
  • Average Yearly Growth Rate : 1.93%
  • Density of Population : 325
  • Sex Ratio : 933
  • Literacy Rate : 64.80%
    • Males : 75.30%
    • Females : 53.70%
  • Life Expectancy : 62 years
  • Child Population : 15.42%
  • Scheduled Caste Population : 166,636,000
  • Percentage of Scheduled Caste Population in Total Population : 16.20
  • Scheduled Tribe Population : 84,326,000
  • Percentage of Scheduled Tribe Population in Total Population : 8.20
  • Percentage of Urban Population in Total Population : 27.78

Growth of Population in India

Census Year Total Population Decadal Growth %
1901 23,83,96,327 -
1911 25,20,93,390 +5.75
1921 25,13,21,213 -0.31
1931 27,89,77,238 +11.00
1941 31,86,60,580 +14.22
1951 36,10,88,090 +13.31
1961 43,92,34,771 +21.64
1971 54,81,59,652 +24.80
1981 68,33,29,097 +24.66
1991 84,63,87,888 +23.86
2001 1,02,87,37,436 +21.54

The year 1921 is called the Year of Great Divide, because after this census the population growth has always been in the positive.

India ( Total )102873743623.8721.5492793326732564.875.353.7
SI. No.State / UTsPopulationDecadal Growth RateSex RatioDensity% of Literacy 2001
20011981 - 19911991 - 20011991200119912001TotalMaleFemale
1Jammu & Kashmir 1014370030.89 29.43 NA 892 77 100 55.5 66.6 43.0
2 Himachal Pradesh 6077900 20.79 17.54 976 968 93 109 76.5 85.3 67.4
3 Punjab 24385999 20.81 20.10 882 876 403 484 69.7 75.2 63.4
4 Chandigarh 900635 42.16 40.28 790 777 5632 7900 81.9 86.1 76.5
5 Uttaranchal 8489349 23.13 20.41 937 962 132 159 71.6 83.3 59.6
6 Haryana 21144564 27.41 28.43 865 861 372 478 67.9 78.5 55.7
7 Delhi 13850507 51.45 47.02 827 821 6352 9340 81.7 87.3 74.7
8 Rajasthan 56507188 28.44 28.41 910 921 129 165 60.4 75.7 43.9
9 Uttar Pradesh 166197921 25.61 25.85 876 898 548 690 56.3 68.8 42.2
10 Bihar 82998509 23.38 28.62 907 919 685 881 47.0 59.7 33.1
11 Sikkim 540851 28.47 33.06 878 875 57 76 68.8 76.0 60.1
12 Arunachal Pradesh 1097968 36.83 27.00 859 893 10 13 54.3 63.8 43.5
13 Nagaland 1990036 56.08 64.53 886 900 73 120 66.6 71.2 61.5
14 Manipur 2293896 29.29 29.86 958 978 82 103 70.5 80.3 60.5
15 Mizoram 888573 39.70 28.82 921 935 33 42 88.8 90.7 86.7
16 Tripura 3199203 34.30 16.03 945 948 263 305 73.2 81.0 64.9
17 Meghalaya 2318822 32.86 30.65 955 972 79 103 62.6 65.4 59.6
18 Assam 26655528 24.24 18.92 923 935 286 340 63.3 71.3 54.6
19 West Bengal 80176197 24.73 17.77 917 934 767 903 68.6 77.0 59.6
20 Jharkhand 26945829 24.03 23.36 922 941 274 338 53.6 67.3 38.9
21 Orissa 36804660 20.06 16.25 971 972 203 236 63.1 75.3 50.5
22 Chhatisgarh 20833803 25.73 18.27 985 989 130 154 64.7 77.4 51.9
23 Madhya Pradesh 60348023 27.24 24.26 912 919 158 196 63.7 76.1 50.3
24 Gujarat 50671017 21.19 22.66 934 920 211 258 69.1 79.7 57.8
25 Daman & Diu 158204 28.62 55.73 969 710 907 1413 78.2 86.8 65.6
26Dadra & Nagar Haveli 220490 33.57 59.22 952 812 282 449 57.6 71.2 40.2
27 Maharashtra 96878627 25.73 22.73 934 922 257 315 76.9 86.0 67.0
28 Andhra Pradesh 76210007 24.20 14.59 972 978 242 277 60.5 70.3 50.4
29 Karnataka 52850562 21.12 17.51 960 965 235 276 66.6 76.1 56.9
30 Goa 1347668 16.08 15.21 967 961 316 364 82.0 88.4 75.4
31 Lakshadweep 60650 28.47 17.30 943 948 1616 1895 86.7 92.5 80.5
32 Kerala 31841374 14.32 9.43 1036 1058 749 819 90.994.2 87.7
33 Tamil Nadu 62405679 15.39 11.72 974 987 429 480 73.5 82.4 64.4
34 Pondicherry 974345 33.64 20.62 979 1001 1683 2030 81.2 88.6 73.9
35 Andaman Nicobar 356152 48.70 26.90 818 846 34 43 81.3 86.3 75.2

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