CENSUS

CENSUS

census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population. The term is used mostly in connection with national population and housing censuses; other common censuses include agriculture, business, and traffic censuses .

Rank State or union territory Population(1951 Census) Population(1961 Census) Population(1971 Census) Population(1981 Census) Population(1991 Census) Population(2001 Census) Population(2011 Census)
1 Uttar Pradesh 60274800 70144160 83849775 105113300 132062800 166053600 199581477
2 Maharashtra 32002500 39554900 50412240 62782820 78937190 96752500 112372972
3 Bihar 29085900 34841490 42126800 52303000 64531200 82879910 103804630
4 West Bengal 26300670 34926000 44312017 54580650 68077970 80221300 91347736
5 Madhya Pradesh 18615700 23218950 30017180 38169500 48566800 60385090 72597565
6 Tamil Nadu 30119680 33687100 41199170 48408080 55859300 62111390 72138958
7 Rajasthan 15971130 20156540 25765810 34361860 44005990 56473300 68621012
8 Karnataka 19402500 23587910 29299015 37135710 44977200 52734986 61130704
9 Gujarat 16263700 20633305 26697488 34085800 41309580 50597200 60383628
10 Andhra Pradesh 31115000 35983480 43502710 53551030 66508170 75728400 49665533
11 Odisha 14646100 17549500 21944625 26370270 31659740 36707900 41947358
12 Telangana N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 35193978
13 Kerala 13549000 16904560 21347300 25453680 29098523 31839000 33387677
14 Jharkhand 9697300 11606504 14227493 17612000 21844550 26946070 32966238
15 Assam 8029100 10837700 14625157 18041250 22414320 26638600 31169272
16 Punjab 9160990 11135404 13551069 16788920 20281971 24289130 27704236
17 Haryana 5674400 7591190 10036430 12922122 16464600 21083900 25753081
18 Chhattisgarh 7457700 9154330 11637800 14010110 17615600 20834530 25540196
19 Jammu and Kashmir 3254650 3561100 4616632 5987389 7718700 10070300 12548926
20 Uttarakhand 2946900 3611200 4493800 5726550 7051600 8489100 10116752
21 Himachal Pradesh 2386940 2812300 3460434 4280818 5170877 6077453 6856509
22 Tripura 639984 1142282 1556342 2053058 2757205 3191880 3671032
23 Meghalaya 606300 769990 1011699 1335819 1774778 2306540 2964007
24 Manipur 578060 780340 1073509 1421290 1837900 2294480 2721756
25 Nagaland 213700 369309 516110 775570 1210492 1990275 1980602
26 Goa 547000 590875 795997 1008373 1170115 1348900 1457723
27 Arunachal Pradesh NA 337300 468885 632502 865900 1098328 1382611
28 Mizoram 196970 266200 332190 494440 690963 889690 1091014
29 Sikkim 138093 162863 210205 316840 406000 541902 607688
UT1 Delhi 1744500 2659990 4066400 6220973 9421311 13851503 16753235
UT2 Puducherry 317407 369355 472836 604281 808117 974820 1244464
UT3 Chandigarh 24948 120480 257100 452960 642374 901080 1054686
UT4 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 31480 64160 115874 189496 281990 356650 379944
UT5 Dadra and Nagar Haveli 42846 58020 74880 104300 138290 220963 342853
UT6 Daman and Diu 49482 37587 63000 79842 102110 158080 242911
UT7 Lakshadweep 21000 24370 32900 40250 52820 61300 64429
Total India 361088400 439235720 548160050 683329900 846421830 1028737690 121019342