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DEMOGRAPHIC FACTS AT A GLANCE

PUBLISHED BY: SURENDER KUMAR
OCTOBER 25, 2012

   
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 Total Population of the Country                               121.02 crore

 

Percentage of World Population                               7.5 per cent

 

Total Rural Population (2011)                                    83.3 crore

 

Total Urban Population                                               37.7 crore

 

Rural-Urban Population Ratio                                    69 : 31

 

Sex Ratio                                                                    940
(Females Per Thousand Males)

 

Child Sex Ratio                                                           913
(Female children / 1000 male children)

 

State with the Highest Sex Ratio                               Kerala (1084)

 

Total Labour Force                                                     40.22 crore

 

Male Labour Force                                                     27.50 crore

 

Female Labour Force                                                 12.76 crore

 

Population Density                                                        382 Per Sq. Km

 

Birth Rate                                                                      22.1

                                                                       Per Thousand Population

 

Death Rate                                                                     7.2

                                                                       Per Thousand Population

 

Maternal Mortality Rate                                                 212

                                                                        Per 100000 Live Births

 

Infant Mortality Rate                                                      47

                                                                                

Rural                                                                               51

 

Urban                                                                              31

                            Per Thousand Live Births

 

Life Expectancy (at birth)                                              63.5 years

 

Male                                                                                67 years

 

Female                                                                           64.2 years

 

Literacy Rate                                                                  74.4 per cent

 

Male                                                                                82.14 per cent

Female                                                                           65.46 per cent

 

State with the Highest Literacy                                     Kerala

                                                                                       (93.91%)

State with the Lowest Literacy                                      Bihar

                                                                                        (63.82%)

 

 

 

                     (ALL DATA PERTAIN TO THE CENSUS - 2011)

 

 



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