Thursday, July 16, 2009

INDIA - KEY FACTS - 2001 CENSUS


AREA : 3,287,240 Sq km.
No.OF STATES : 28
No.OF UNION TERRITORIES : 7
No.OF DISTRICTS : 593
POPULATION : PERSONS : 1,028,737,436
MALES : 532,223,090
FEMALES : 496,514,346
POPULATION DENSITY : 325 PERSONS/SQ KM
SEX RADIO : 933 FEMALES/1000 MALES
LITERACY : PERSONS : 560,687,797 (64.8%)
MALES : 336,533,716 (75.3%)
FEMALES : 224,154,081 (53.7%)

LARGEST/SMALLEST AREA
  • Largest State : Rajasthan (342,239 Sq km)
  • Smallest State : Goa (3,702 Sq km)
  • Largest Union Territory : Andaman & Nicobar Islands (8,249 Sq km)
  • Smallest Union Territory : Lakshadweep (32 Sq km)
  • Largest District : Kachchh-Gujarat (45,652 Sq km)
  • Smallest District : Mahe-Pondicherry (9 Sq km)
HIGHEST/LOWEST POPULATION
  • State with Highest Population : Uttar Pradesh (166,197,921)
  • State with Lowest Population : Sikkim (540,851)
  • UT with Highest Population : Delhi (13,850,507)
  • UT with Lowest Population : Lakshadweep (60,650)
  • District with Highest Population : Medinipur-West Bengal (9,610,788)
  • District with Lowest Population : Yanam-Pondicherry (31,394)
POPULATION DENSITY
  • State with Highest Population Density : West Bengal (903 Persons/Sq.Km)
  • State with Lowest Population Density : Arunachal Pradesh (13 Persons/Sq.Km)
  • UT with Highest Population Density : Delhi (9,340 Persons/Sq.Km)
  • UT with Lowest Population Density : Andaman&Nicobar Islands (43 Persons/Sq.Km)
  • District with Highest Population Density : North East-Delhi (29,468 Persons/Sq.Km)
  • District with Lowest Population Density : Lahul&Spiti-Himachal Pradesh (2 Persons/Sq.Km)
RURAL/URBAN POPULATION
Rural : 742,490,639 (72.2%)
Urban : 286,119,689 (27.8%)
  • State with highest proportion of Urban Population : Goa (49.76%)
  • State with lowest proportion of Urban Population : Himachal Pradesh (9.30%)
  • UT with highest proportion of Urban Population : Delhi (93.18%)
  • UT with lowest proportion of Urban Population : Dadra&NagarHaveli (22.89%)
SEX RADIO
India : 933 Females/1000 Males
Rural : 946 Females/1000 Males
Urban : 900 Females/1000 Males
  • State with Highest Female Sex Ratio : Kerala (1,058 Females/1000 Males)
  • State with Lowest Female Sex Ratio : Haryana (861 Females/1000 Males)
  • UT with Highest Female Sex Ratio : Pondicherry (1,001 Females/1000 Males)
  • UT with Lowest Female Sex Ratio : Daman & Diu (710 Females/1000 Males)
  • District with Highest Female Sex Ratio : Mahe-Pondicherry (1,147 Females/1000 Males)
  • District with Lowest Female Sex Ratio : Daman (Daman&Diu (591 Females/1000 Males)
NUMBER OF LITERATES & LITERACY RATE
Total :
Persons-560,687,797(64.8%) | Males-336,533,716(75.3%) | Females-224,154,081(53.7%)
Rural :
Persons-361,870(58.7%) | Males-817 223,551(70.7%) | Females-641 138,319,176(46.1%)
Urban :
Persons-198,816,980(79.9%) | Males-112,982,075(86.3%) | Females-85,834,905(72.9%)
  • State with Highest Literacy Rate :
  • Persons :Kerala(90.9%) Males:Kerala(94.2%) Females:Kerala (87.7%)
  • State with Lowest Literacy Rate :
  • Persons:Bihar(47.0%) Males:Bihar(59.7%) Females:Bihar(33.1%)
  • UT with Highest Literacy Rate :
  • Persons:Lakshadweep(86.7%) Males:Lakshadweep(92.5%) Females:Lakshadweep(80.5%)
  • UT with Lowest Literacy Rate :
  • Persons:Dadra&Nagar Haveli(57.6%) Males:Dadra&Nagar Haveli(71.2%) Females:Dadra&Nagar Haveli(40.2%)
  • District with Highest Literacy Rate :
  • Persons:Aizwal,Mizoram(96.5%) Males:Mahe,Pondicherry(97.6%) Females:Aizwal,Mizoram(96.26%)
  • District with Lowest Literacy Rate :
  • Persons:Dantewada,Tripura(30.17%) Males:Dantewada,Tripura (39.75%) Females:Shrawasti,UP(7.7%)
RELIGIOUS POPULATION
Hindus : 827,578,868 (80.5%)
Muslims : 138,188,240 (13.4%)
Christians : 24,080,016 (2.3%)
Sikhs : 19,215,730 (1.9%)
Buddhists : 7,955,207 (0.8%)
Jains : 4,225,053 (0.4%)
Other Religions & Persuasions : 6,639,626 (0.6%)
Religion not stated : 727,588 (0.1%)

SCHEDULED CASTES & SCHEDULED TRIBES
Scheduled Castes :
State with highest proportion of Scheduled Castes : Punjab (28.9 %)
State with lowest proportion of Scheduled Castes : Mizoram (0.03 %)
UT with highest proportion of Scheduled Castes : Chandigarh (17.5%)
UT with lowest proportion of Scheduled Castes : D & N Haveli (1.9% )
District with highest proportion of Scheduled Castes : Koch-Bihar (50.1%)
District with lowest proportion of Scheduled Castes : Lawngtlai Mizoram(0.01%)

Scheduled Tribes:
State with highest proportion of Scheduled Tribes : Mizoram (94.5 %)
State with lowest proportion of Scheduled Tribes : Goa (0.04 %)
UT with highest proportion of Scheduled Tribes : Lakshadweep (94.5 %)
UT with lowest proportion of Scheduled Tribes : A & N Islands (8.3 %)
District with highest proportion of Scheduled Tribes : Sarchhip,Mizoram(98.1%)
District with lowest proportion of Scheduled Tribes : Hathras,U.P(0.01%)

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