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Census of India 2011 Provisional Population Totals DATA HIGHLIGHTS URBAN AGGLOMERATIONS & CITIES
Definitions Statutory Towns: All places with a municipality, corporation, cantonment board, notified town area committee, etc. Census Towns: All villages with a minimum population of 5,000 persons in the preceding Census, at least 75% of male main working population engaged in non-agricultural activities and a population density of at least 400 persons per sq km. Source: Information cited in this presentation are from Paper 2, India - Census of India 2011 (Provisional) & Primary Census Abstract - India -Census of India 2001
Definitions Urban Agglomerations (UAs):A continuous urban spread comprising one or more towns and their adjoining out growth(s) Out Growths (OGs): Areas around a core city or town, such well recognized places, like, Railway colony, university campus, port area, etc., lying outside the limit of town.
Type of Urban Units 2011 Census 2001 Census 1. Towns:7,9355,161 (a) Statutory Towns4,0413,799 (b) Census Towns3,8941,362 2. Urban Agglomerations475384 3. Out Growths (OGs)981953 Number of UAs/Towns and OGs in India
377 million persons live in the urban areas of the country, constituting 31.16% of total population Maharashtra has the largest urban population (50,827,531 persons) NCT Delhi has the largest proportion of urban population (97.50%) Only seven States/UTs have more population living in urban areas than in rural areas. These are: NCT Delhi, Chandigarh, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu, Puducherry, Goa and Mizoram. URBAN AREAS INDIA : 2011 (Provisional)
Indicator 2011 Census (Provisional) 2001 Census Population (in million) 377.1286.1 Sex ratio936900 Population (0-6) (in million) 41.237.3 Sex ratio (0-6)902906 Literacy rate (above 6 yrs) (in %): Persons84.9879.92 Males89.6786.27 Females79.9272.86 DATA PROFILE - URBAN AREAS INDIA : 2011 (Provisional)
VARIATION IN URBAN POPULATION (%) - INDIA 1901-2011
Number of Urban Agglomerations (UAs) In India is 475 in Census 2011. In comparison there were 384 UAs in Census 2001. Largest five UAs in India: Greater Mumbai UA18.4 million Delhi UA16.3 million Kolkata UA14.1 million Chennai UA 8.7 million Bangalore UA 8.5 million URBAN AGGLOMERATIONS INDIA : 2011 (Provisional)
Indicator 2011 Census (Provisional) 2001 Census Population (in million) 230.4167.4 Sex ratio922888 Population (0-6) (in million) 23.920.6 Sex ratio (0-6)901904 Literacy rate (above 6 yrs) (in %): Persons86.9782.45 Males90.8587.91 Females82.7776.30 DATA PROFILE - URBAN AGGLOMERATIONS INDIA : 2011 (Provisional)
53 Million Plus UAs/Cities in India with population of one million or more. In Census 2001 the number was 35. Distribution of Million Plus UAs/Cities: Uttar Pradesh, Kerala7 each Maharashtra6 Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat4 each and Tamil Nadu Rajasthan, Jharkhand3 each and Andhra Pradesh Punjab, West Bengal2 each and Chhattisgarh J&K, Chandigarh, Haryana, 1 each NCT Delhi, Bihar and Karnataka MILLION PLUS UAs/CITIES INDIA : 2011 (Provisional)
Indicator 2011 Census (Provisional) 2001 Census Population (in million) 160.5108.3 Sex ratio912871 Population (0-6) (in million) 16.613.2 Sex ratio (0-6)898902 Literacy rate (above 6 yrs) (in %): Persons87.9782.84 Males91.4987.91 Females84.1176.99 DATA PROFILE – MILLION PLUS UAs/CITIES INDIA : 2011 (Provisional)
Mega UAs/Cities Three megacities in India as per Census 2011 (Provisional) with 10 million or more population These are: Greater Mumbai UA18.4 million Delhi UA16.3 million Kolkata UA14.1 million
Greater Mumbai UA With a population of about 18.4 million, it is the largest UA in India. In 1951 the UA’s population was only 3.2 million. The proportion of children (0-6) in this UA is 9.47%, lower than the national average for total urban area for the country. Female Literacy Rate at 87.19% is the highest among the three megacities.
Delhi UA Population of Delhi UA is 16.3 million persons in Census 2011 (Provisional) The growth in population has slowed down from 52.24% in 1991-2001 to 26.69% in 2001-11 (Provisional) Proportion of children (0-6) declined from 14.39% in 2001 Census to 11.72% in Census 2011. Female Literacy Rate now stands at 81.11%.
Kolkata UA Third largest among the megacities in terms of population Kolkata UA has a population of 14.1 million at Census 2011 (Provisional). The UA has recorded a population growth of only 6.87% during the last decade. Female Literacy Rate of this UA at Census 2011 is 85.53%.