Indian states and territories ranking by sex ratio
Sex ratio is used to describe the number of females per 1000 of males. In the Population Census of 2011 it was revealed that the population ratio of India 2011 is 943 females per 1000 of males. The Sex Ratio 2011 shows an upward trend from the census 2001 data. Census 2001 revealed that there were 933 females to that of 1000 males.
The major cause of the decrease of the female birth ratio in India is considered to be the violent treatments meted out to the girl child at the time of the birth. The Sex Ratio in India was almost normal during the phase of the years of independence, but thereafter it started showing gradual signs of decrease.
Ranking of States and Union Territories - Population Census 2011-2001
This is of the States and Union territories of India ranked in order of sex ratio for the years 2001 and 2011. The following data is based on the Population Census of 2011 and 2001. Interactive map visualizing below data is available here.
In India, the Child Sex Ratio is defined as the number of females per thousand males in the age group 0–6 years in a human population.
|2011 Census||2001 Census|
|Rank||State||Sex Ratio||Child Sex Ratio||Sex Ratio||Child Sex Ratio|
|29||Jammu and Kashmir||889||862||892||941|
|31||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||876||968||846||957|
|34||Dadra and Nagar Haveli||774||926||812||979|
|35||Daman and Diu||618||904||710||926|
The data above does not include statistics of State of Telangana which was formed after 2011.
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