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Our Census, Our Future

CENSUS 2011

PROVISIONAL POPULATION TOTALS

Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India Ministry of Home Affairs 31st March 2011

CENSUS 2011
• Census 2011 is the 15th Census of India since 1872 • Census 2011 was held in two phases: • Houselisting & Housing Census (April to September 2010) • Population Enumeration (9th to 28th February 2011) • Reference Date: 0:00 Hours of 1st March 2011 • In Snow Bound areas the Population Enumeration was conducted from 11th to 30th September 2010 • Reference Date: 0:00 Hours of 1st October 2010

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CENSUS 2011
Number of Administrative Units in Census 2011 States/UTs Districts Sub-districts Towns Villages 35 640 5,924 7,936 6.41 lakh

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Some Facts about Census 2011 Cost Cost per person No. of Census Functionaries No. of Languages in which Schedules were canvassed No. of Languages in which Training Manuals prepared No. of Schedules Printed No. of Training Manuals Printed Paper Utilised Material Moved Rs. 22000 Mn Rs. 18.19 2.7 Mn 16 18 340 Mn 5.4 Mn 8,000 MTs 10,500 MTs

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What is Provisional Population?
• Provisional Population is arrived at by adding the Population as reported by each Enumerator for the Enumeration Block assigned to her/him • There could be errors in addition or there could be cases of omission/ duplication of Enumeration Blocks • The final population will be arrived at by scanning of Schedules, data processing and other checks • The Final Population is likely to be released next year

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Population

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Population
Census 2011 (Provisional)

Population
Persons

1210.2 million 623.7 million 586.5 million

Males

Females

Males include ‘Males’ and ‘Others’
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Population 2001-2011
% Growth % Growth Difference Difference 2001-2011 2001-2011 18,14,55,986 9,15,01,158 18,14,55,986 8,99,54,828 9,15,01,158 8,99,54,828 17.64 17.19 17.64 18.12 17.19 18.12

2001 2001 Persons Males Persons Females Males Females 1,02,87,37,436 53,22,23,090 1,02,87,37,436 49,65,14,346 53,22,23,090 49,65,14,346 23.87
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2011 2011 1,21,01,93,422 62,37,24,248 1,21,01,93,422 58,64,69,174 62,37,24,248 58,64,69,174

% Growth Rate

21.54 17.64 % Growth Rate of Population

20.00 15.00 10.00 5.00

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Years 1981-1991

1991-2001

2001-2011

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INDIA compared to 9 other most populous countries in the world

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Population Highlights
• The population of India has increased by more than 181 million during the decade 2001-2011 • The absolute addition is slightly lower than the population of Brazil, the fifth most populous country in the world! • The population of India, at 1210.2 million, is almost equal to the combined population of U.S.A., Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Japan put together (1214.3 million)! 10 Our Census, Our Future

Share of different States in India’s population

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Population
2001 2011

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Population 1901 - 2011

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Population Highlights

• 2001-2011 is the first decade (with the exception of 19111921) which has actually added lesser population compared to the previous decade. • The percentage decadal growth during 2001-2011 has registered the sharpest decline since Independence - a decrease of 3.90 percentage points from 21.54 to 17.64 percent

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Population Highlights

• Uttar Pradesh (200 million) is the most populous State in the country - population is more than the population of Brazil. • Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra (312 million), is greater than the population of USA

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Largest and the Smallest States/UTs
Top 5 States/UTs Uttar Pradesh Maharashtra Bihar West Bengal Andhra...
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