GROWTH OF POPULATION IN INDIA

Census Year Total Population  Decadal Growth %
1901 23,83,96,327         –
1911 25,20,93,390 +5.75
1921 25,13,21,213 -0.31
1931 27,89,77,238 +11.00
1941 31,86,60,580 +14.22
1951 36,10,88,090 +13.31
1961 43,92,34,771 +21.64
1971 54,81,59,652 +24.80
1981 68,33,29,097 +24.66
1991 84,63,87,888 +23.86
2001 1,02,87,37,436 +21.54
2011 1,21,05,69,573 +17.70
  • The year 1921 is called the year of ‘Great Divide’, because after this census the population growth has always been in the positive.
  • Total Population : 1,21,05,69,573
  • Males : 62,31,21,843
  • Females : 58,74,47,730
  • Population Growth Rate : 17.70%
  • Males : 17.10%
  • Females : 18.30%
  • Average Yearly Growth Rate : 1.64%
  • Density of population  : 382
  • Sex Ratio : 943
  • Literacy Rate : 73.0%
  • Males : 80.9%
  • Females : 64.6%
  • Child Population : 13.60%

 

S.No. /State Population Growth Rate Area (sq. km.) Density Sex Ratio Literacy
1. Uttar Pradesh 199,812,341 20.23 240928 829 912 67.68
2. Maharashtra 112,374,333 15.99 307713 365 929 82.34
3. Bihar 104,099,452 25.42 94163 1106 918 61.80
4. West Bengal 91,276,115 13.84 88752 1028 950 76.26
5. Andhra Pradesh 84,580,777 10.98 275045 308 993 67.02
6. Madhya Pradesh 72,626,809 20.35 308252 236 931 69.32
7. Tamil Nadu 72,147,030 15.61 130060 555 996 80.09
8. Rajasthan 68,548,437 21.31 342239 200 928 66.11
9. Karnataka 61,095,297 15.60 191791 319 973 75.36
10. Gujarat 60,439,692 19.28 196244 308 919 78.03
11. Orissa 41,974,218 14.05 155707 270 979 72.87
12. Kerala 33,406,061 4.91 38852 860 1054 94.00
13. Jharkhand 32,988,134 22.42 79716 414 948 66.41
14. Assam 31,205,576 17.07 78438 398 958 72.19
15. Punjab 27,743,338 13.89 50362 551 895 75.84
16. Chhattisgarh 25,545,198 22.61 135192 189 991 70.28
17. Haryana 25,351,462 19.90 44212 573 879 75.55
18. Delhi 16,787,941 21.21 1483 11320 868 86.21
19. Jammu and Kashmir 12,541,302 23.64 222236 56 889 67.16
20. Uttarakhand 10,086,292 18.81 53483 189 963 78.82
21. Himachal Pradesh 6,864,602 12.94 55673 123 972 82.80
22. Tripura 3,673,917 14.84 104486 350 960 87.22
23. Meghalaya 2,966,889 27.95 22429 132 989 74.43
24. Manipur 2,570,390 12.05 22327 115 992 79.21
25. Nagaland 1,978,502 -0.58 16579 119 931 79.55
26. Goa 1,458,545 8.23 3702 394 938 65.38
27. Arunachal Pradesh 1,383,727 26.03 83743 17 938 65.38
28. Puducherry 1,247,953 28.08 490 2547 1037 85.85
29. Mizoram 1,097,206 23.48 21081 52 976 91.33
30. Chandigarh 1,055,450 17.19 114 9258 818 86.05
31. Sikkim 610,577 12.89 7096 86 890 81.42
32. Andaman and Nicobar Islands 380,581 6.86 8249 46 676 86.63
33. Dadra and Nagar Haveli 343,709 55.88 491 700 774 76.24
34. Daman and Diu 243,247 53.76 111 2191 618 87.10
35. Lakshadweep 64,473 6.30 30 2149 946 91.85
India 1,21,05,69,573 17.07 3287240 382 943 73.00

 

 

TOP 5 STATES IN IMPORTANT PARAMETERS

      Maximum Population                                                           Minimum Population

Uttar Pradesh                       19.9 crore                              Sikkim                           6.1.lakh

Maharashtra                         11.2 crore                               Mizoram                      10.9.lakh

Bihar                                       10.4 crore                              Arunachal Pradesh    13.8.lakh

West Bengal                          9.1 crore                                 Goa                               14.5.lakh

Andhra Pradesh                   8.4 crore                                 Nagaland                 19.7.lakh                  

 

        Maximum Decadal Growth Rate                 Minimum Decadal Growth Rate

Meghalaya                                    27.95                         Nagaland                                  -0.58

Arunachal Pradesh                      26.03                       Kerala                                         4.91

Bihar                                              25.42                        Goa                                             8.23

Jammu & Kashmir                       23.64                      Andhra Pradesh                    10.98

Mizoram                                       23.48                        Manipur                               12.05         

 

 Maximum Population Density                       Minimum Population Density

Bihar                                         1106                                   Arunachal Pradesh                      17

West Bengal                            1028                                   Mizoram                                        52

Kerala                                        860                                    Jammu & Kashmir                        56

Uttar Pradesh                          829                                    Sikkim                                             86

Haryana                                    573                                    Manipur                                        115

 

           Maximum Sex Ratio                                          Minimum Sex Ratio

Kerala                                       1084                                       Haryana                       879

Tamil Nadu                               996                                        Jammu & Kashmir      889

Andhra Pradesh                      993                                        Sikkim                            889

Manipur                                   992                                        Punjab                            895

Chhattisgarh                           991                                        Uttar Pradesh                912

 

             Maximum Literacy Rate                                                    Minimum Literacy Rate

Kerala                                    94.00                                         Bihar                                  61.80

Mizoram                               91.33                                         Arunachal Pradesh          65.38

Goa                                       88.70                                          Rajasthan                          66.11

Tripura                                 87.22                                          Jharkhand                         66.41

Himachal Pradesh             82.80                                          Andhra Pradesh               67.02

 

          Maximum Female Literacy Rate                                  Minimum Female Literacy Rate

Kerala                                             100.00                            Bihar                                         46.40

Mizoram                                        86.72                               Rajasthan                                47.76

Goa                                                 82.16                               Jammu & Kashmir                 49.12

Tripura                                           78.98                               Uttar Pradesh                         51.36

Himachal Pradesh                        73.51                              Jharkhand                                52.04

 

UNION TERRITORIES IN IMPORTANT PARAMETERS

Population (in decreasing order) Population Density (in decreasing order)

Delhi                                            1.6 crore             Delhi                                                    11,320

Puducherry                                    12 lakh            Chandigarh                                           9258

Chandigarh                                   10.5 lakh         Puducherry                                           2547

Andaman Nicobar Islands          3.80 lakh       Daman & Diu                                         2191

Dadra & Nagar Haveli                 3.43 lakh        Lakshadweep                                         2049

Daman & Diu                                2.43 lakh        Dadra & Nagar Haveli                            700

Lakshadweep                                 64,000           Andaman Nicobar Islands                       46

 

    Sex Ratio (in decreasing order)          Literacy Rate (in decreasing order)

Puducherry                                 1037                    Lakshadweep                              91.85%

Lakshadweep                              946                     Daman & Diu                              87.10%

Andaman Nicobar Islands         876                  Andaman Nicobar Islands         86.63%

Delhi                                             868                    Delhi                                              86.21%

Chandigarh                                  818                   Chandigarh                                   86.05%

Dadra & Nagar Haveli                774                   Puducherry                                   85.85%

Daman & Diu                               618                  Dadra & Nagar Haveli                 76.24%

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