Census 2011 - Important Points

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Which census was 201115th Census of India (7th Census after Independence)
SloganOur census, Our Future
2011 Census Commissioner of IndiaC Chandramuli
Total population of India according to 2011 census121 crore
India's Rank in population2nd with 17.5% (1st China with 19%)
Density of Population in India382 sq. km
Increase in population (during 2001-2011)181 million
Rural Population in India68.84%(83,30,87,662)
Urban Population in India31.16%(37,71,05,760)
The most populous state of IndiaUttar Pradesh
Least populous state in IndiaSikkim
State has highest rural populationUttar Pradesh
State has lowest rural populationSikkim
State has highest urban populationMaharashtra
State has lowest urban populationSikkim
The rate of growth of population of India17.64
State has high density of populationBihar (1102
State has low density of populationArunachal Pradesh (17)


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Literacy rate in India74.04%
Male Literacy rate in India82.14%
Female Literacy rate65.46%
Most literate state in IndiaKerala (93.9%)
Least literate state in IndiaBihar (63.82%)
Most literate Union territory in IndiaLakshadweep (92.2%)
Least literate Union territory in IndiaDadar and Nagar Haveli


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The number of districts in India according to census 2011640
Most Literate DistrictSerechhip (Mizoram)
Least Literate DistrictAlirajpur(Madhya Pradesh)
Highest Populous DistrictThane (Mumbai)
100% Literacy DistrictPalakkad (Kerala)
100% Banking StateKerala
100% Banking DistrictPalakkad (Kerala)


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State has highest sex ratioKerala (1084/1000)
State has lowest sex ratioHaryana
Highest Sex Ratio (UT)Puducherry
Least Sex Ratio (UT)Daman & Diu (618:1000)
Sex ratio of India940/100
Union territory has highest sex ratioPondicherry
Union territory has lowest sex ratioDaman & Diu
State has highest fertility rate in IndiaMeghalaya