2011 Census of India (15th Census of India and 7th since Independence)

According to the 2011 Provisional census data (15th Census of India and 7th since Independence):

  • Population Enumeration was undertaken between 9th to 28th February 2011 (both days inclusive)

  • Population – 1,21,01,93,422 (Males – 62,37,24,248 and Females -58,64,69,174)

  • Decadal Population Growth 2001-2011 – 17.64%

  • Literacy Rate – 74.04% (Males – 82.14% and Females – 65.46%)

  • India‘s effective literacy rate has recorded a 9.2% rise to reach 74.04%

  • Arunachal Pradesh was censused for the 1st time in 1961

  • The 1991 Census was not held in Jammu & Kashmir

  • Density of Population (per sq. km.) – 382

  • Sex Ratio (females per 1000 males) – 940

  • Census 2011 Logo was designed by Shri Padarabinda Rath, an employee of the Census organization

  • The child sex ratio has dipped from 927 to 914 per 1000, the lowest since independence

For More Details on 2011 Census: CLICK HERE


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2 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by V.Vidya on August 4, 2014 at 5:56 pm

    Good………….But So Nonsense Info


  2. Posted by Rima Sengupta on April 1, 2011 at 8:29 am

    It is alarming!! but education rate increased-its a good news…but no. of female & her literacy rate is lower is a subject of thinking!


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