Important Facts About Census 2011 PDF | For All Competitive Exams

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Important Facts about Census 2011

ABOUT CENSUS 2011:

The survey was covered all 28 states and 7 Union Territories including 640 districts, 5,924 sub-districts, 7,935 towns and more than 6 lakh villages.

Population Total 1,210,854,977
Males 623,724,248
Females 586,469,174
Literacy Total 74%
Males 82.10%
Females 65.50%
Density of population Per Sq. KM 382
Sex Ratio Per 1000 Males 943 females
Child Sex Ratio (Upto 6 years) Per 1000 Males 919 females

Most Populated Metros

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

High/Top Populated States

1. Uttar Pradesh 19,95,81,477
2. Maharashtra 11,23,72,972
3. Bihar 10,38,04,637
4. West Bengal 9,13,47,736

Low/Bottom Populated States/UTs

1. Lakshadweep 64.47 Thousands
2. Daman & Diu 2.43 Lakh
3. Dada & Nagar Haveli 3.44 Lakh
4. Andaman & Nicobar Islands 3.81 Lakh
5. Sikkim 6.11 Lakh

Top Literacy States

1. Kerala 94.00%
2. Lakshadweep 91.85%
3. Mizoram 91.33%
4. Goa 88.70%
5. Tripura 87.22%

Bottom Literacy States

1. Bihar 63.82%
2. Arunachal Pradesh 66.95%

High Density States (per sq.km)

1. Delhi 11,297
2. Chandigarh 9,252
3. Puduchery 2,598
4. Daman & Diu 2,169
5. Lakshadweep 2,013

 IMPORTANT FACTS about Census 2011:

  • CENSUS 2011 is the 15th in an unbroken series since 1872.
  • It is the 7th Census of Independent India.
  • Tag line of Census 2011 – Our Census Our Future.
  • India’s Population is Approx. 17.5 % of World Population.
  • India is the Second Most Populous Country in the World.
  • Every 6th Person in the World is an Indian.
  • India has more than 50% of its population below the age of 25& More than 65% below the age of 35.

FACTS RELATED TO DISTRICTS IN CENSUS 2011:

  • Thane (Maharashtra) is the most populated district of India with 1.10 Crore Population.
  • Dibang Valley (Arunachal Pradesh) is the least populated district with 7,950 Population.
  • Mahe district (Puducherry) has highest Sex Ratio of 1176 females per 1000 males.
  • Daman district has lowest sex ratio of 553 females per 1000 males.
  • Serchhipp district (Mizoram) has highest literacy rate of 98.76%.
  • Alirajpur (Madhya Pradesh) is the least literate district with 37.20% only.
  • North East Delhi has the highest density with 37,346 person per Sq. Km.
  • Dibang Valley (Arunachal Pradesh) has the least density of 1 person per Sq. Km.

FACTS RELATED TO CITIES IN CENSUS 2011:

  • Mumbai is the most populated city in India with 1.24 Crore Population.
  • Kapurthala (Punjab) is the lease populated city with 99,000 Population.
  • Kozhikode (Kerala) has the highest Sex Ratio of 1093 female per 1000 males.
  • Bhiwandi (Maharashtra) has lowest Sex Ratio of 709 female per 1000 males.
  • Aizawl (Mizoram) has highest literacy rate city with 98.40%.
  • Sambhal (Uttar Pradesh) is the least literacy city with 48.20%.
  • Maharashtra is having 18 cities with more than 5 lakh population
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