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Growth of Indian Population


Decadal Growth of Indian
Population between 1981-2001


(Per cent)

 

Sl. No,  India / States / Union
Territories
1981-1991  1991-2001 
INDIA 23.86  21.34 
1 Jammu and Kashmir 30.34  29.04 
2 Himachal Pradesh 20.79  17.53 
3 Punjab 20.81  19.76 
4 Chandigarh 42.16  40.33 
5 Uttaranchal 24.23  19.20 
6 Haryana 27.41  28.06 
7 Delhi 51.45  46.31 
8 Rajasthan 28.44  28.33 
9 Uttar Pradesh 25.55  25.80 
10 Bihar 23.38  28.43 
11 Sikkim 28.47  32.98 
12 Arunachal Pradesh 36.83  26.21 
13 Nagaland 56.08  64.41 
14 Manipur 29.29  30.02 
15 Mizoram 39.70  29.18 
16 Tripura 34.30  15.74 
17 Meghalaya 32.86  29.94 
18 Assam 24.24  18.85 
19 West Bengal 24.73  17.84 
20 Jharkhand 24.03  23.19 
21 Orissa 20.06  15.94 
22 Chhatisgarh 25.73  18.06 
23 Madhya Pradesh 27.24  24.34 
24 Gujarat 21.19  22.48 
25 Daman & Diu 28.62  55.59 
26 Dadra & Nagar Haveli 33.57  59.20 
27 Maharashtra 25.73  22.57 
28 Andhra Pradesh 24.20  13.86 
29 Karnataka 21.12  17.25 
30 Goa 16.08  14.89 
31 Lakshadweep 28.47  17.19 
32 Kerala 14.32  9.42 
33 Tamil Nadu 15.39  11.19 
34 Pondicherry 33.64  20.56 
35 Andaman & Nicobar
Islands*
48.70  26.94 

For working out the percentage decadal growth of population of
Jammu and Kashmir, the population figures for 1991 have been owkred out
by interpolation as 1991 census could not be held there owing to disturbed
conditions.


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