Important facts of Census 2011

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Some important facts of Census 2011 were:

  • Census 2011 was the seventh census after independence and fifteenth census overall
  • Moto of Census – ‘Our Census, Our Future’
  • Total population of India reached 121 crores (1.21 billion)
  • Total number of males were 62.31 crores and females were 58.74 crores
  • Percentage of population growth during the decade was 17.7%
  • Population density (per sq. km.) was 382 persons
  • Sex ratio was 943 females/1000 males
  • Child sex ratio was 919 females/1000 males
  • State with highest sex ratio – Kerala (1084 females/1000 males)
  • District with highest sex ratio – Mahe, Puducherry (1176 females/1000 males)
  • City with highest sex ratio – Kozikhode, Kerala (1093 females/1000 males)
  • UT with highest sex ratio – Puducherry (1029 females/1000 males)
  • State with lowest sex ratio – Haryana (877 females/1000 males)
  • District with lowest sex ratio – Daman, Daman and Diu (533 females/1000 males)
  • City with lowest sex ratio –Vapi, Gujarat (734 females/1000 males)
  • UT with lowest sex ratio – Lakshadweep (946 females/1000 males)
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  • Literacy rate was 73%. Male literacy – 80.9% and Female literacy – 64.6%
  • State with highest literacy – Kerala (93.91%)
  • District with highest literacy – Serchhip, Mizoram (98.76%)
  • City with highest literacy – Aizwal, Mizoram (98.80%)
  • UT with highest literacy – Lakshadweep (98.80%)
  • State with lowest literacy – Bihar (63.82%)
  • District with lowest literacy – Alirajpur, MP (37.22%)
  • City with lowest literacy – Rampur, UP (60.74%)
  • UT with lowest literacy – Dadar and Nagar Haveli (76.24%)
  • Most populous state – Uttar Pradesh (19.96 crore)
  • Most populous district – Thane, Maharashtra (1.11 crore)
  • Most populous city – Mumbai (1.25 crore)
  • Least populous state – Sikkim (6,07,688)
  • Least populous district – Dibang Valley, Arunachal Pradesh (7,948)
  • Least populous city – Nagda, UP (100,036)
  • State with highest urban population – Maharashtra
  • State with lowest urban population – Sikkim
  • State with highest rural population – Uttar Pradesh
  • State with lowest urban population – Sikkim
  • Number of districts – 640
  • State with highest density of population – Bihar (1102)
  • State with lowest density of population – Arunachal Pradesh (17)
  • State with highest fertility rate – Meghalaya
  • 2011 Census Commissioner of India – C. Chandramouli
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