Statistical Data of India

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE (INDIA)

 

STATISTICAL DATA OF INDIA

 Census of India

 

Area :

   

Area of India : 3,287,240 Sq km.

   

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

           

Administrative Divisions :

 

No. of States

28

No. of Union Territories

7

No. of Districts

593

No. of Sub-districts

5,463

No. of CD Blocks

3,799

No. of Urban Agglomerations / Towns

4,378

No. of Urban Agglomerations

384

No. of Towns

5,161

No. of Inhabited Villages

593,731

No. of Uninhabited Villages

44,656

 

Population :

   

 

Persons

1,028,737,436

 

 

Males

532,223,090

 

 

Females

496,514,346

 

 

 

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 :

 

 

Persons / Sq. Km

 

 

India

325

 

State with Highest Population Density

West Bengal

903

 

State with Lowest Population Density

Arunachal Pradesh

13

 

UT with Highest Population Density

Delhi

9,340

 

UT with Lowest Population Density

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

43

 

District with Highest Population Density

North East (Delhi)

29,468

 

District with Lowest Population Density

Lahul & Spiti (Himachal Pradesh)

2

 

Rural - Urban Distribution :

 

   

Population

(%)

Rural

 

742,490,639

72.20%

Urban

 

286,119,689

27.80%

State with highest proportion of Urban Population

Goa

 

49.76

State with lowest proportion of Urban Population

Himachal Pradesh

 

9.3

UT with highest proportion of Urban Population

Delhi

 

93.18

UT with lowest proportion of Urban Population

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

 

22.89

                     

  

Sex ratio :

 

   

Sex ratio (females per thousand males)

India

 

933

Rural

 

946

Urban

 

900

State with Highest Female Sex Ratio

Kerala

1,058

State with Lowest Female Sex Ratio

Haryana

861

UT with Highest Female Sex Ratio

Pondicherry

1,001

UT with Lowest Female Sex Ratio

Daman & Diu

710

District with Highest Female Sex Ratio

Mahe (Pondicherry)

1,147

District with Lowest Female Sex Ratio

Daman (Daman & Diu)

591

 

  

Population since 1901 :

 

 

Variation in population since 1901

     

 

 

 

Year

Total

Rural

Urban

 

 

 

1901

238,396,327

212,544,454

25,851,873

 

 

 

1911

252,093,390

226,151,757

25,941,633

 

 

 

1921

251,321,213

223,235,043

28,086,170

 

 

 

1931

278,977,238

245,521,249

33,455,989

 

 

 

1941

318,660,580

274,507,283

44,153,297

 

 

 

1951

361,088,090

298,644,381

62,443,709

 

 

 

1961

439,234,771

360,298,168

78,936,603

 

 

 

1971

548,159,652

439,045,675

109,113,977

 

 

 

1981

683,329,097

523,866,550

159,462,547

 

 

 

1991

846,302,688

628,691,676

217,611,012

 

 

 

2001

1,028,737,436

742,490,639

286,119,689

 

 

 Number of Literates & Literacy Rate :

       

 

 

  Persons

Males

Females

 

 Total

No. of literates

560,687,797

336,533,716

224,154,081

 
 

 

Literacy rate

64.80%

75.30%

53.70%

 

 Rural

No. of literates

361,870,817

223,551,641

138,319,176

 

 

Literacy rate

58.7%

70.7%

46.1%

 

 Urban

No. of literates

198,816,980

112,982,075

85,834,905

 

 

Literacy rate

79.90%

86.30%

72.90%

 
                   

 

 

                                    Persons (%)

Males (%)

Females (%)

 State with Highest Literacy Rate

Kerala (90.9)

  Kerala (94.2)

  Kerala (87.7)

 State with Lowest Literacy Rate

Bihar (47.0)

  Bihar (59.7)

  Bihar (33.1)

 UT with Highest Literacy Rate

Lakshadweep (86.7)

Lakshadweep (92.5)

  Lakshadweep (80.5)

 UT with Lowest Literacy Rate

                                       Dadra & Nagar Haveli (57.6)

  Dadra & Nagar Haveli  (71.2)

  Dadra & Nagar Haveli (40.2)

District with Highest Literacy Rate

Aizwal, Mizoram   (96.5)

   Mahe, Pondicherry (97.6)

  Aizwal, Mizoram  (96.2)

District with Lowest Literacy Rate

 Dantewada Tripura (30.17)

Dantewada   Tripura (39.75)

  Shrawasti UP (7.7)

       

 

Religious Composition :

   

 

 

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

 

Total

1,028,610,328

100

 

             

 

 

Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes Population :

Scheduled Castes :

166,635,700

16.20%

Scheduled Tribes :

84,326,240

8.20%

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, Uttar Pradesh (0.01%)