Census 2011: Population Growth in India

13-OCT-2016 17:15

    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.

    Population Density of India: Census 2011

    Sex Ratio of Indian States & UTs as Per Census 2011

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