Census 2011: Population Growth in India

As per census 2011, Nagaland is the only Indian state which has negative growth rate of -0.58% in census 2011while Indian population grown at the rate of 17.69% from 2001 to 2011.
Created On: Oct 13, 2016 17:15 IST
Modified On: Oct 14, 2016 17:54 IST

The decadal growth rate is a vital part of Census operations. This gives an overview of the percentage of total population growth in a particular decade. Hence, it is termed as "Decadal Growth Rate". As per census 2011, Nagaland is the only Indian state which has negative growth rate of -0.58% in census 2011. Growth rate of Indian population was 17.69% between 2001 to 2011. Dadra and Nagar Haveli is growing at the rate of 55.88% annually while second fastest growth is recoded in Daman & Diu at 53.76% in census 2011.

S.N.

India/State/Union Territory

Total Population (Census 2011)

Population Growth (2001-2011) in %

1.

Jammu & Kashmir

1,25,41,320

23.64

2.

Himachal Pradesh

68,64,602

12.94

3.

Punjab

2,77,43,338

13.89

4.

Chandigarh

10,55,450

17.19

5.

Uttrakhand

1,00,86,292

18.81

6.

Haryana

2,53,51,462

19.90

7.

NCT of Delhi

1,67,87,941

21.21

8.

Rajasthan

6,85,48,437

21.31

9.

Uttar Pradesh

19,98,12,441

20.23

10.

Bihar

10,40,99,452

25.42

11.

Sikkim

6,10,577

12.42

12.

Arunachal Pradesh

13,83,727

26.03

13.

Nagaland

19,78,502

-0.58

14.

Manipur

27,27,749

18.91

15.

Mizoram

10,97,206

23.48

16.

Tripura

36,73,917

14.54

17.

Meghalaya

29,66,889

27.95

18.

Assam

3,12,05576

17.07

19.

West Bengal

9,12,76,115

13.84

20.

Jharkhand

3,29,88,134

22.42

21.

Odisha

4,19,74,213

14.05

22.

Chhattisgarh

2,55,45,198

22.61

23.

Madhya Pradesh

7,26,26,809

20.35

24.

Gujarat

6,04,39,692

19.28

25.

Daman & Diu

2,43,247

53.76

26.

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

3,43,709

55.88

27.

Maharashtra

11,23,74,333

15.99

28.

Andhra Pradesh

8,45,80,777

10.98

29.

Karnataka

6,10,95,297

15.60

30.

Goa

14,58,545

8.23

31.

Lakshadweep

64,473

6.30

32.

Kerala

3,34,06,061

4.91

33.

Tamil Nadu

7,21,47,030

15.61

34.

Puducherry

12,47,953

28.08

35.

Andaman and Nicobar Island

3,80,581

6.86

 

India

1,21,07,26,932

17.69

Source: census 2011, India 2016

Now increasing population is no longer considered as the setback for the Indian economy because now India is called the youngest country in the whole world. So India can import its talent to the whole world and earn huge foreign currency.

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