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Census 2011

Census is nothing but a process of collecting, compiling, analyzing, evaluating, publishing and disseminating statistical data regarding the population. It covers demographic, social and economic data and are provided as of a particular date. Census is useful for formulation of development policies and plans and demarcating constituencies for elections. The Census of India has been conducted 15 times, As of 2011. It has been conducted every 10 years, beginning in 1871.

In Exam point of view, Questions related to Census is very common in all kinds of competitive exams. In every exam, we can expect a minimum of one or two questions from Census. Here is the simple and perfectly categorized 2011 Census of India.

  • Census 2011 were released in New Delhi on 31st March 2011 by Union Home Secretary GK Pillai and RGI C Chandramouli.
  • Census 2011 was the 15th census of india & 7th census after Independece
  • The motto of census 2011 was “Our Census, Our future”.
  • Total estimated cost of the Census was INR2200 crore (US$350 million).
  • First census in 1872.
  • Present Registrar General & Census Commissioner – C.Chandra Mouli
  • Total Population – 1,210,569,573 (1.21 Billion)
  • India in 2nd rank in population with 17.64%. decadal growth & China is 1st rank with decadal growth 19% (over 1.35 billion)
  • World Population is 7 Billions
  • Increase in population during 2001 – 2011 is 181 Million

Population – 1210.19 million [Males – 623.7 million (51.54%) Females – 586.46 million (48.46%)]

            Top Populous of the Country
1 Uttar Pradesh 19,98,12,341
2 Maharashtra 11,23,74,333
3 Bihar 10,40,99,452
4 West Bengal 9,12,76,115
5 Andhra Pradesh 8,45,80,777
           Least Populous of the Country
1 Lakshadweep 64,473
2 Daman and Diu 2,43,247
3 Dadra and Nagar Haveli 3,43,709
4 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 3,80,581
5 Sikkim 6,10,577

Population Highlight

Highest Populous UT Delhi
Least Populous UT Lakshadweep
Highest Populous state Uttar Pradesh
Least populous state Sikkim
Highest urban Population in india (state& UT) Maharashtra – 4,11,00,980
Lowest urban Population in india (state& UT) Lakshadweep – 26,967
Highest Rular Population in india (state& UT) Uttar Pradesh – 13,16,58,339
Lowest Rular Population in india (state& UT) Lakshadweep – 33,683

Sex Ratio (Females per 1000 Males)

Sex ratio in India 943
Highest sex ratio in state Kerala (1084)
Lowest sex ratio in state Haryana (879)
Highest sex ratio in UT Pondicherry (1037)
Lowest sex ratio in UT Daman and Diu (618)
Child (0-6 years) sex ratio 914
Highest child (0-6) sex ratio in state Mizoram (971)
Lowest child (0-6) sex ratio in state Haryana (830)

Literacy Rate in India

Total Person Literacy Rate 74%
Males 82.14%
Females 65.46%
Highest Literacy Rate in State Kerala (94%)
Lowest Literacy Rate in State Bihar (61.8%)
Hightest Literacy Rate in UT Lakshadweep (91%)
Lowest Literacy Rate in UT Dadra and Nagar Haveli (76.24%)

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