The below-mentioned table can help us in gathering an overall idea about the religious demography of India as per Census 2001: Composition Hindus Muslims Christians Sikhs Buddhist Jains Others Jews, Baha'is and Parsis % total of population 2001 80. Thus, an increasingly large part of the catch now comes from fishing grounds that the small craft of coastal fishing families are unable to reach. At the 2001 census 72. The number of persons enrolled for higher education as percentage of population in age group 20-25 was a percent in 1982. The density of Population was as low as 7. Rest of the population 27. Urban population percentages for states, 2011 Proportion of Population: In percentage terms, the rural population formed 68.
Majumder also concludes that recent studies suggest India has been a major contributor to the gene pool of southeast Asia. This position improved slightly to 39. In 2011, India and Bangladesh also conducted their first-ever joint census of areas along their border. What do we mean by demography? Foremost among the grains, in terms of both area sown and total yield, is rice, the crop of choice in almost all areas with more than 40 inches 1,000 mm of average annual precipitation, as well as in some irrigated areas. It is evident that we find a very limited number of people with college education. Provisional data from the census was released on 31 March 2011 and was updated on 20 May 2013.
Years 1880 1881 1882 1883 1884 1885 1886 1887 1888 1889 1890 1902 Total Fertility Rate in India 5. Till 1921, India was in the 1st stage of demographic transition. In India 103 female babies are born against 100 male babies and loss of female babies after birth is much higher than that of male. . Similar to any other demography, Indian demography even projects varied information regarding the country. Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Punjab are the principal cotton-growing states.
As per 2011 census, six major faiths- Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains make up over 99. Your blog seemed to be very interesting and i did get some information. In the urban India it was at 9. On old maps and dusty histories, our villages have formed the reliable background against which to describe empire and freedom. A population explosion in India commenced following the great influenza of 1918—19. India like many other developing countries is faced with the problem of a high birth rate and a declining death rate. The eradication of epidemics, the availability of more effective medicines for the treatment of various types of diseases and the improvement in the standard of living were the main reasons for the high decadal growth of population in India.
So far, data sheets for 12 states are listed and linked. Kindly help for above information. It took four decades for Kerala to reach a decadal growth of less than ten percent from a high growth rate of 26. Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. There are presently 28 states in India. The Literacy Rate in Delhi and Kolkata are 86. Top five states in share of urban population are Goa 62.
Above average growth recorded for North eastern states and Bihar. While developed countries are in 3rd stage. Many political parties draw supporters from specific castes or sub-castes. This effort culminating in 1872 has been popularly labelled as the first population Census of India the first synchronous Census in India was however conducted in 1881. Over the past 10 years or so, the population of India increased at a rate of 1.
This fact leads to the conclusion that India has symptoms of over-population. The growth rate of Child population has been -3. The census conducted in 2001 mentioned that Hinduism is the faith in the country, which has the biggest number of devotees. It is only one fourth of the developed countries. Government-sponsored large-scale irrigation canal projects, begun by the British in the mid-19th century, were greatly extended after independence.
Also considering that on a pan India basis 80% of the households still do not own a two wheeler and 40% of the population have no mode of transport, saturation in demand for two wheelers is still some years away. Perhaps the policy measures taken in the decade have prepared the basic ground for a similar situation in India and, one may expect a faster rate of fall in growth rates in the remaining states and Union Territories with increase in literacy and child care facilities and a reduction in poverty. Species that are sources of timber, pulp, plywoods, veneers, and matchwood include , deodar a type of cedar , sal Shorea robusta , sissoo Dalbergia sissoo , and chir pine Pinus roxburghii. Total population 1,166,079,217 July 2009 est. This widened the gap between the birth rate and the death rate. Although India does possess extensive areas of fertile alluvial soils, especially on the , and other substantial areas of relatively productive soils, such as the black regur soils of the lava plateau, the red-to-yellow lateritic soils that predominate over most of the remainder of the country are low in fertility. An example of a developed country with a higher death rate than birth rate is Germany, where the population steadily decreases.
On the other hand, the gap between India and the United States of America, which has the third largest population, has now widened to about 902 million from 741 million in 2001. Scientists who study and demographic trends suggest that birth sex ratio between 1. The percentage of population residing in urban areas has increased marginally. Lowest male literacy rate in rural areas has been recorded in Arunachal Pradesh 68. It is also home to the biggest number of Muslim inhabitants for a non-Muslim majority nation. When the population size of the country exceeds the ideal size, we call it over-population. To the Census 2001 the literacy rate is 65.