Indian states and territories ranking by sex ratio

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Rank According to SRS Statistical Report 2012[edit]

This is a list of the States and Union territories of India ranked in order of average sex ratio at birth for the three years 2010, 2011, and 2012, expressed as the number of women per thousand men.[1]

Rank State Women per 1000 men - 2012
1 Kerala 1084
2 Chhattisgarh 979
3 Karnataka 950
4 Odissa 948
5 West Bengal 944
6 Himachal Pradesh 939
7 Tamil Nadu 928
8 Assam 922
9 Madhya Pradesh 921
10 Andhra Pradesh 914
11 Jharkhand 918
12 Gujarat 909
12 Bihar 909
** INDIA 908
13 Maharashtra 896
14 Jammu & Kashmir 895
15 Rajasthan 893
16 Delhi 884
17 Uttar Pradesh 874
18 Punjab 863
19 Haryana 725

Rank According to 2011 Census[edit]

This is a list of the States and Union territories of India ranked in order of sex ratio for the years 2001 and 2011. Here, sex ratio is expressed as the number of women per thousand men in a given population at a given time. Data are per the Census of India 2001[2] and provisional census totals for 2011[3][4] results. As of 2011, Kerala has the highest sex ratio while Haryana has the lowest sex ratio among states and Daman & Diu has the lowest among all states and territories.

Rank State Sex Ratio 2011 Sex Ratio 2001 Sex Ratio Change 2001 to 2011
1 Kerala 1,084 1,058 +26
2 Puducherry (2011)
Pondicherry (2001)
1,038 1,001 (not meaningful)
3 Tamil Nadu 995 986 +9
4 Andhra Pradesh 992 978 +14
5 Chhattisgarh 991 990 +1
6 Manipur 987 978 +9
7 Meghalaya 986 975 +11
8 Odisha (2011)
Orissa (2001)
978 972 +6
9 Mizoram 975 938 +37
10 Himachal Pradesh 974 970 +4
11 Karnataka 968 964 +4
12 Goa 968 960 +8
13 Uttarakhand (2011)
Uttaranchal (2001)
963 964 -1
14 Tripura 961 950 +11
15 Assam 954 932 +22
16 Lakshadweep 946 947 -1
17 Jharkhand 947 941 +6
18 West Bengal 947 934 +13
** INDIA 943 933 +10
19 Nagaland 931 909 +22
20 Madhya Pradesh 930 920 +10
21 Rajasthan 926 922 +4
22 Maharashtra 925 922 +3
23 Arunachal Pradesh 920 901 +19
24 Gujarat 918 921 -3
25 Bihar 916 921 -5
26 Uttar Pradesh 908 898 +10
27 Punjab 893 874 +19
28 Sikkim 889 875 +14
29 Jammu & Kashmir 883 900 -17
30 Andaman & Nicobar Islands 878 846 +32
31 Haryana 877 861 +16
32 Delhi 866 821 +45
33 Chandigarh 818 773 +45
34 Dadra & Nagar Haveli 775 811 -36
35 Daman & Diu 618 709 -91

Names of all union territories are italicized.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SRS Report 2012". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 19 April 2014. Retrieved 19 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Women and Men in Development - (Sex Ratio data from Census of India, 2001)" (PDF). NATIONAL ACADEMY FOR TRAINING AND RESEARCH IN SOCIAL SECURITY. Retrieved 22 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Provisional Population Totals". Government of India. Census Data 2011. 19 April 2014. Retrieved 22 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Population and Sex ratio by residence" (XLS). Retrieved 22 April 2014.