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15th CENSUS OF INDIA 2011 : HIGHLIGHTS


The provisional figures of Indias largest Census 2011 were released in New Delhi on 31st March 2011 by Union Home Secretary GK Pillai and RGI C Chandramouli.The 15th Census of India and the seventh Census of Independent India-2011 was started on 1st April 2010 with President Pratibha Patil being the first citizen to be enumerated, followed by Vice President Hamid Ansari.The estimated cost of the Census was 22 Billion Rupees. Census 2011 is the 15 Census of India since 1872 Census 2011 was held in two phases: Houselisting & Housing Census : (April to September 2010) Population Enumeration (9 th to 28 February 2011) _______________________________________ No. of Administrative Units in Census 2011 States/Union Territories 35 Total Districts Sub-districts Towns Villages 640 5,924 7,936 6.41 lakh Persons Males : _______________________________________ Population as on 1st March 2011 at 00:00 hrs
Total Literacy Rate

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: 1,210,193,422 623,724,248 586,469,174 158,789,270

74.04% 82.14% 65.46%

Females : Child(0-6) :

_______________________________________ Density of Population (persons per sq. km) Density of population in India 382 Highest Density in state Delhi (11297) Lowest Density in state Arunachal Pardesh (17) _______________________________________ SEX RATIO (females per 1,000 males)

The total number of children in the age-group 0-6 is 158.8 million. The proportion of Child Population in the age group of 0-6 years to total population is 13.1 percent while the corresponding figure in 2001 was 15.9 percent. The decline has been to the extent of 2.8 points. _______________________________________ Five Largest Populus State of the country

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Sex-ratio in India Child (0-6yrs.) sex-ratio Lowest sex-ratio in UTs

- 940 - 914 Daman & Diu (618) Mizoram (971)

1. Uttar Pradesh - 19,95,81,477 2. Maharashtra 3. Bihar 4. West Bengal - 11,23,72,972 - 10,38,04,637 - 9,13,47,736
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Highest sex-ratio in state Kerala (1084) Highest child(0-6) sex-ratio in state Lowest child(0-6) sex-ratio in state Haryana (830) _______________________________________ Decadal Population Growth 2001-2011 facts The population of India has increased by more than 181 million during the decade 2001-2011. Percentage growth in 2001-2011 is 17.64 in comparison to 21.15 per cent in 2001; males 17.19 and females 18.12. 2001-2011 is the first decade (with the exception of 1911-1921) which has actually added lesser opulation compared to the previous decade. Uttar Pradesh (199.5 million) is the most populous State in the country population is more than the population of Brazil.

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5. Andhra Pradesh - 8,46,65,533 Highest Populus State : Uttar pardesh _______________________________________ Five Least Populus State of the country 1. Lakshadweep 2. Daman & Diu 3. D. & N. Haveli 4. A. & N. Islands 5. Sikkim 64,429 2,42,911 3,42,853 3,79,944 6,07,688

Least Populus UTs : Lakshadweep ________________________________________ Decadal Literacy Growth 2001-20011 Literacy rate has gone up from 64.83 per cent in 2001 to 74.04 per cent in 2011 showing an increase of 9.21 percentage points. Percentage growth in literacy during 2001-2011 is 38.82; males : 31.98% & females : 49.10%. The state of Kerala has the highest literacy rate 93.11%, whereas Bihar has the lowest 63.82%.

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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)

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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
Of the total population, 623.7 million are males and 586.5 million are females. Uttar Pradesh (199.5 million) is the most populous State in the country followed by

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The combined population of Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra is bigger than that of the US. While Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Puducherry has the highest population growth rate of about

55 percent, Nagaland has the lowest -0.47 percent.


The density of population is highest in Delhi, followed by Chandigarh. The report said that Jammu and Kashmir, Bihar and Gujarat show decline in sex ratio while 29

states show an increase.


Population (0-6 years) 2001-2011 registered minus (-)3.08 percent growth with minus (-)2.42 for

males and 3.80 for females.


The report further said that the literacy rate has gone up from 64.83 per cent in 2001 to 74.04

per cent in 2011 showing an increase of 9.21 per cent.

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Total expenditure and materials used :


Cost Rs. 2200 crore Cost per person Rs. 18.33 No. of Census Functionaries 2.7 million No. of Languages in which Schedules were canvassed 16 No. of Languages in which Training Manuals prepared 18 No. of Schedules Printed 340 million No. of Training Manuals Printed 5.4 million Paper Utilised 12,000 MTs Material Moved 10,500 MTs

1. UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
The unemployment rate in India is estimated at 9.4 percent or 94 persons out of 1000 persons

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in the labour force for the fixed reference period of FY 2009-10, according to employment-unemp loyment survey by the Labour Bureau under the Labour and Employment Ministry.From 1983 until 2000, Indias Unemployment Rate averaged 7.20 percent reaching an historical high of 8.30 percent in December of 1983

2. POVERTY RATE
As per the findings of Tendulkar Committee on Poverty , Indias poverty rate is estimated at 37.2% of the total population, rather than a figure of 27.5% used previously. This implies an increase in the number of BPL households from 65.2 million to almost 80 million.

3. HUNGER and MALNUTRITION


India ranks 67 on the Global Hunger Index 2010, conducted by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) among 88 nations. India may be the second fastest growing economy in the world, but it fares far worse than lesser deveoped countries such as Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka in the neighbourhood, when it comes to taking care of its malnourished children. India is home to 42% of the underweight children under the age of five year in the world.

4. HOUSING / SLUM PROBLEM


As per the report of Pranab Sen Committee constituted to look in to various aspects of slum cesnus, countrys slum population had grown by 17.8 million people in the last decade.The committee projected the slum population in 2011 at 93.06 million, up from 75.26 million in 2001 as per the new definition poverty. The 2001 census figures pegged the slum population at 52.40 million.

5. ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION
Poverty combined with escalating population has placed undue pressure on the forests as they are being cut down without any remorse. Some other effects of population tsunami on surrounding environment (directly or indirectly) are given here : Air Pollution Water Pollution Noise Polltuion Deforestration which further responsible for :

global warming,decreased biodiversity, soil erosion, reduce rainfall, desertification, flooding, removal of habitats for animal, removal of topsoil.

POSITIVE OUTCOMES OF CENSUS 2011


Literacy rate has gone up from 64.83 per cent in 2001 to 74.04 per cent in 2011showing an increase of 9.21 percentage points .

Percentage growth in literacy during 2001-2011 Overall persons in country : 38.82% Males : 31.98% Females : 49.10%. Literates constitute 74 per cent of the total population aged seven and above and illiterates form 26 per cent.
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