Census India 2011 - Population of India

The 15th Census of India 2011 was conducted the Census Organization of India.The Census 2011 is the 15th National census survey conducted by the Census Organization of India under Mr. C. Chandramouli who was the Commissioner & Registrar General of the Indian 2011 Census. The 2011 Census of India has been conducted in two phases, house listing and population. The national census covered all the 28 states and 7 Union territories including 640 districts, 497 cities, 5767 tehsils & over 6 lakh villages of India.
As per 2011 census, the population of India was 1,210,193,422 and added 181.5 million to population since 2001 census. The population of India has grown over 17% since last decade. Uttar Pradesh is the most populous state in India with population of 200 million. Out of the 121 crore Indians, 83.3 crore (68.84%) live in rural areas while 37.7 crore stay in urban areas.
India has major religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism, while also being home to several indigenous faiths and tribal religions.

Browse Population by States

StatePopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Uttar Pradesh19,98,12,3412,40,928829912
Maharashtra11,23,74,3333,07,713365929
Bihar10,40,99,45294,1631106918
West Bengal9,12,76,11588,7521028950
Andhra Pradesh8,45,80,7772,75,045308993
Madhya Pradesh7,26,26,8093,08,252236931
Tamil Nadu7,21,47,0301,30,060555996
Rajasthan6,85,48,4373,42,239200928
Karnataka6,10,95,2971,91,791319973
Gujarat6,04,39,6921,96,244308919
Odisha4,19,74,2181,55,707270979
Kerala3,34,06,06138,8528601084
Jharkhand3,29,88,13479,716414948
Assam3,12,05,57678,438398958
Punjab2,77,43,33850,362551895
Chhattisgarh2,55,45,1981,35,192189991
Haryana2,53,51,46244,212573879
NCT Of Delhi1,67,87,9411,48311320868
Jammu & Kashmir1,25,41,3022,22,236124889
Uttarakhand1,00,86,29253,483189963
Himachal Pradesh68,64,60255,673123972
Tripura36,73,91710,486350960
Meghalaya29,66,88922,429132989
Manipur28,55,79422,327128985
Nagaland19,78,50216,579119931
Goa14,58,5453,702394973
Arunachal Pradesh13,83,72783,74317938
Puducherry12,47,95349025471037
Mizoram10,97,20621,08152976
Chandigarh10,55,4501149258818
Sikkim6,10,5777,09686890
Andaman & Nicobar Islands3,80,5818,24946876
Dadra & Nagar Haveli3,43,709491700774
Daman & Diu2,43,2471112191618
Lakshadweep64,473302149946

High Literate States

StateLiteracy
Kerala84.22%
Lakshadweep81.51%
Goa79.91%
Daman & Diu77.45%
Andaman & Nicobar Islands77.32%
Mizoram77.3%
Puducherry76.71%
Tripura76.34%
Chandigarh76.31%
NCT Of Delhi75.87%

Most Populated Districts

DistrictPopulation
Thane1,10,60,148
North Twenty Four Parganas1,00,09,781
Bangalore96,21,551
Pune94,29,408
Mumbai Suburban93,56,962
South Twenty Four Parganas81,61,961
Barddhaman 77,17,563
Ahmadabad72,14,225
Murshidabad 71,03,807
Jaipur66,26,178

Top Sex-ratio States

StateSex Ratio
Kerala1084
Puducherry1037
Tamil Nadu996
Andhra Pradesh993
Chhattisgarh991
Meghalaya989
Manipur985
Odisha979
Mizoram976
Goa973

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