Ranking of States In India by Population - 2011

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Census of India 2011 and Population of India 2011 at Glance

Total Population

1,21,01,93,422 (persons)






940 Females/1000 Males

Decadal Growth (2001-2011)


Density of Population

382 per sq. km.

Literacy (in percent)

Total: 74.04, Males: 82.14, Females: 65.46

High Lights of State and Union Territories Rank Position by Population

Uttar Pradesh continues to rank first with 16.49% where as Maharashtra stands 2nd with 9.29% of the population.

Madhya Pradesh has moved to 6th rank (6%) , pushing Tamil Nadu to 7th (5.96%) position. Like wise Chhattisgarh has moved to 16th rank (2.11%), pushing Haryana to the 17th (2.09%).

Mizoram has moved up the ladder to 29th rank (0.09%) from 30th, pushing Chandigarh to 30th (0.09%), though there is no change in percentage.

Lakshadweep stands last (35th) with 0.01% of the total Indian population.

# - Union Territories
Source: Family Welfare Statistics in India - 2011 & CensusIndia.gov
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