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Important facts of Census 2011 – 15th Census of India

Following are some of the most important facts of the 15th Census of India 2011

Highlight: GK Question on Census 2011 Important Facts

  1. The first census in India took place under whose rule?

Answer: – The first census in India took place in 1872 under Lord Mayo rule.

  1. According to Census 2011, how many cities with million plus population in India?

Answer: – Total 35 cities with million plus population in India

  1. Who was the Census Commissioner of 2011 Census?

Answer: – C. Chandramouli was the Census Commissioner of 2011 Census

  1. Which is the state in which more than 16 percent of the total population of India lives?

Answer: – According to Census 2011, Punjab is the state in which more than 16 percent of the total population of India lives.

  1. Which is the smallest union territory of India in terms of population?

Answer: – As per Census 2011, Lakshadweep is the smallest union territory of India in terms of population.

  1. What is India’s place in the world in terms of population?

Answer: – India is second in the world in terms of population.

  1. What is the meaning of population density?

Answer: – Population density equates the number of people living per sq km.

  1. Which place in the country has the lowest sex ratio?

Answer: – Haryana has the lowest sex ratio in the country.

  1. Which is now the second largest district in India by population?

Answer: – Twenty four Parganas of West Bengal is now the second largest district in India by population

  1. Which country’s per year population is increasing at par with India?

Answer: – Australia’s per year population is increasing at par with India.

  1. What is the annual growth rate in terms of population according to the 2011 census?

Answer: – 1.64% is the annual growth rate in terms of population according to the 2011 census

  1. Which is the largest union territory of India in terms of population?

Answer: – Delhi is the largest union territory of India in terms of population.

  1. How many Percent people must be literate for a state to be declared fully literate?

Answer: – 90% of people in a state must be literate for a state to be declared fully literate.

  1. What is the population of a metropolitan city?

Answer: – The population of a metropolitan city is more than 10 lakhs

  1. What is the population of India as per 2011 census?

Answer: – The population of India as per 2011 census is 121.01 crore.

  1. What is the population density of India according to the 2011 census?

Answer: – 382 per sq km is the population density of India according to the 2011 census.

  1. According to the 2011 census, in the last 10 years, the population of India has increased equal to the total population of which country?

Answer: – According to the 2011 census, in the last 10 years, the population of India has increased equal to the total population of Brazil.

  1. What is the sex ratio as per 2011 census?

Answer: – The sex ratio as per 2011 census is 10,00943.

  1. The current sex ratio of the country is the highest sex ratio ever after which year?

Answer: The current sex ratio of the country is the highest sex ratio ever after year 1961.

  1. What is the total increase in India’s population in ten years?

Answer: – The total increase in India’s population in ten years (2001-11) is 18 crores.

  1. Which state has the highest proportion of scheduled tribes in total population?

Answer: – Uttar Pradesh has the highest proportion of scheduled tribes in total population.

  1. When did the census in India begin?

Answer: – The census in India begin in 1872 AD under British Viceroy Lord Mayo. The first complete census was conducted in 1881.

  1. What is the main reason for population growth in India?

Answer: – The main reason for population growth in India is the High Birth rate and low death rate.

  1. After how many years the census is done in India?

Answer:- The census is done in India after every 10 years.

  1. According to the 2011 census, what is the share of males in the total population of the country?

Answer: – As per 2011 Census, the share of males in the total population of the country is 51.47 percent.

  1. In which state of India is the number of men less than the number of women?

Answer: – In Kerala state of India, the number of men is less than the number of women.

  1. According to the 2011 census, what is the share of women in the total population of the country?

Answer: – As per 2011 Census, the share of women in the total population of the country is 48.53 percent

  1. Which is now the largest district in India by population?

Answer: – Thane of Maharashtra is now the largest district in India by population

  1. In which state do the most scheduled tribes reside?

Answer: – In Madhya Pradesh

  1. Which census was the 2011 census?

Answer: – The 2011 census was the 15th Census.

31. According to the 2011 census, which state of India has the lowest Literacy rate?

Answer: – According to the 2011 census, Bihar, with a literacy of 63.82%, has the lowest Literacy rate in India.

32. According to the 2011 census, which is the largest tribal group of India?

Answer: – As per the census 0f 2011, Bhil is the largest tribal group of India, with a total population of 4,618,068, constituting 37.7% of the total ST population.

33. Which is the most populated state in India according to 2011 census?

Answer: – Uttar Pradesh is the most populated state in India according to 2011 census.

34. How many towns are there in India as per 2011 census?

Answer: – As per the census of 2011, there is 7,935 towns in India.

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