GENERAL KNOWLEDGE-Census 2011(Important Point)

1.The Census of India has been conducted 15 times, As of 2011. It has been conducted every 10 years, beginning in 1871.
2.Census 2011 were released in New Delhi on 31st March 2011 by Union Home Secretary GK Pillai and RGI C Chandramouli.
3.Census 2011 was the 15th census of india & 7th census after Independece
4.The motto of census 2011 was “Our Census, Our future”.
5.Total estimated cost of the Census was INR2200 crore (US$350 million).
6.First census in 1872.
7.Present Registrar General & Census Commissioner – C.Chandra Mouli
8.Total Population – 1,210,569,573 (1.21 Billion)
9.India in 2nd rank in population with 17.64%. decadal growth & China is 1st rank with decadal growth 19% (over 1.35 billion)
10.World Population is 7 Billions
11.Increase in population during 2001 – 2011 is 181 Million
Population – 1210.19 million [Males – 623.7 million (51.54%) Females – 586.46 million (48.46%)]
            Top Populous of the Country
1 Uttar Pradesh 19,98,12,341
2 Maharashtra 11,23,74,333
3 Bihar 10,40,99,452
4 West Bengal 9,12,76,115
5 Andhra Pradesh 8,45,80,777
           Least Populous of the Country
1 Lakshadweep 64,473
2 Daman and Diu 2,43,247
3 Dadra and Nagar Haveli 3,43,709
4 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 3,80,581
5 Sikkim 6,10,577
Population Highlight
Highest Populous UT Delhi
Least Populous UT Lakshadweep
Highest Populous state Uttar Pradesh
Least populous state Sikkim
Highest urban Population in india (state& UT) Maharashtra – 4,11,00,980
Lowest urban Population in india (state& UT) Lakshadweep – 26,967
Highest Rular Population in india (state& UT) Uttar Pradesh – 13,16,58,339
Lowest Rular Population in india (state& UT) Lakshadweep – 33,683
Sex Ratio (Females per 1000 Males)
Sex ratio in India 943
Highest sex ratio in state Kerala (1084)
Lowest sex ratio in state Haryana (879)
Highest sex ratio in UT Pondicherry (1037)
Lowest sex ratio in UT Daman and Diu (618)
Child (0-6 years) sex ratio 914
Highest child (0-6) sex ratio in state Mizoram (971)
Lowest child (0-6) sex ratio in state Haryana (830)
Literacy Rate in India
Total Person Literacy Rate 74%
Males 82.14%
Females 65.46%
Highest Literacy Rate in State Kerala (94%)
Lowest Literacy Rate in State Bihar (61.8%)
Hightest Literacy Rate in UT Lakshadweep (91%)
Lowest Literacy Rate in UT Dadra and Nagar Haveli (76.24%) 



TOP 10 States/UT by Population

Rank
State /Union Territory
Type
Population

1
Uttar Pradesh
State
199,812,341

2
Maharashtra
State
112,374,333

3
Bihar
State
104,099,452

4
West Bengal
State
91,276,115

5
Andhra Pradesh
State
84,580,777

6
Madhya Pradesh
State
72,626,809

7
Tamil Nadu
State
72,147,030

8
Rajasthan
State
68,548,437

9
Karnataka
State
61,095,297

10
Gujarat
State
60,439,692

TOP 10 States/UT by Literacy
Rank
State /Union Territory
Type
Literacy
1
Kerala
State
94
2
Lakshadweep
UT
91.85
3
Mizoram
State
91.33
4
Goa
State
88.7
5
Tripura
State
87.22
6
Daman and Diu
UT
87.1
7
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
UT
86.63
8
Delhi
UT
86.21
9
Chandigarh
UT
86.05
10
Pondicherry
UT
85.85
11
Himachal Pradesh
State
82.8
12
Maharashtra
State
82.34



TOP 10 States/UT by Rural Population

Rank
State /Union Territory
Rural[22]
Population

1
Uttar Pradesh
131,658,339

2
Bihar
74,316,709

3
West Bengal
57,748,946

4
Maharashtra
55,777,647

5
Andhra Pradesh
55,401,067

6
Madhya Pradesh
44,380,878

7
Rajasthan
43,292,813

8
Tamil Nadu
34,921,681

9
Karnataka
34,889,033

10
Gujarat
31,740,767

TOP 10 States/UT by Area
Rank
State /Union Territory
Type
Population
1
Rajasthan
State
68,548,437
2
Madhya Pradesh
State
72,626,809
3
Maharashtra
State
112,374,333
4
Andhra Pradesh
State
84,580,777
5
Uttar Pradesh
State
199,812,341
6
Jammu and Kashmir
State
12,541,302
7
Gujarat
State
60,439,692
8
Karnataka
State
61,095,297
9
Orissa
State
41,974,218
10
Chhattisgarh
State
25,545,198



TOP 10 States/UT by Density
Rank
State /Union Territory
Type
Population
Density
(/km²)
1
Delhi
UT
16,787,941
11,297
2
Chandigarh
UT
1,055,450
9,252
3
Pondicherry
UT
1,247,953
2,598
4
Daman and Diu
UT
243,247
2,169
5
Lakshadweep
UT
64,473
2,013
6
Bihar
State
104,099,452
1,102
7
West Bengal
State
91,276,115
1,030
8
Kerala
State
33,406,061
859
9
Uttar Pradesh
State
199,812,341
828
10
Dadra and Nagar Haveli
UT
343,709
698
TOP 10 States/UT by Urban Population

Rank
State /
Union Territory
Urban
Population

1
Maharashtra
41,100,980

2
Uttar Pradesh
34,539,582

3
Tamil Nadu
27,483,998

4
West Bengal
22,427,251

5
Andhra Pradesh
20,808,940

6
Gujarat
18,930,250

7
Karnataka
17,961,529

8
Madhya Pradesh
15,967,145

9
Rajasthan
13,214,375

10
Delhi
12,905,780

 
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