2001 Census of India

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Increase in population from 1901 to 2011.

The 2001 Census of India was the 14th in a series of censuses held in India every decade since 1871.[1]

The population of India was counted as 1,028,737,436, consisting of 532,223,090 males and 496,514,346 females.[2] Total population increased by 182,310,397, 21.5% more than the 846,427,039 people counted during the 1991 census.[2]

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  1. ^ Dr. M. Vijaynunni (26–29 August 1998). "Planning for the 2001 Census of India Based on the 1991 Census" (PDF). 18th Population Census Conference. Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: Association of National Census and Statistics Directors of America, Asia, and the Pacific. Retrieved 2013-11-08. 
  2. ^ a b "Home/Census Data 2001/India at a glance". New Delhi: Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India, Ministry of Home Affairs. 2001. Retrieved 2013-11-08. 

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