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1 India 20,022,966 11,361,139 8,661,827 144,831,273 81,148,130 63,683,143 146,740,047 83,525,450 63,214,597 90,226,846 55,940,422 34,286,424 79,229,721 51,201,516 28,028,205 37,816,215 24,596,339 13,219,876 386,146 258,604 127,542 3,666,680 2,900,839 765,841 37,670,147 25,533,308 12,136,839 97,756 67,969 29,787
                                                               
2 Andaman & Nicobar Islands 1,969 1,224 745 53,401 29,312 24,089 70,777 40,793 29,984 56,170 32,982 23,188 34,656 20,937 13,719 18,545 10,779 7,766 50 29 21 2,647 1,857 790 14,903 8,905 5,998 17 13 4
3 Andhra Pradesh 1,491,086 838,354 652,732 9,808,301 5,253,668 4,554,633 12,365,169 6,789,316 5,575,853 4,086,083 2,422,208 1,663,875 5,756,834 3,659,857 2,096,977 3,163,264 2,065,491 1,097,773 44,127 34,006 10,121 389,404 346,447 42,957 2,826,363 2,032,949 793,414 3,692 2,492 1,200
4 Arunachal Pradesh 9,346 5,613 3,733 148,737 86,467 62,270 123,639 73,566 50,073 80,469 51,569 28,900 61,928 42,153 19,775 31,891 21,905 9,986 121 105 16 2,573 2,342 231 26,047 19,533 6,514 34 28 6
5 Assam 302,290 188,402 113,888 4,106,789 2,332,683 1,774,106 3,189,339 1,822,109 1,367,230 2,575,642 1,441,104 1,134,538 2,351,739 1,402,118 949,621 785,043 506,051 278,992 1,258 1,033 225 21,732 19,493 2,239 678,887 473,802 205,085 2,635 1,902 733
6 Bihar 1,715,049 1,109,731 605,318 7,890,329 4,754,137 3,136,192 8,334,709 5,130,917 3,203,792 4,390,226 3,012,151 1,378,075 4,751,560 3,439,918 1,311,642 1,826,093 1,385,282 440,811 24,989 20,088 4,901 48,532 40,458 8,074 2,109,415 1,737,651 371,764 18,675 14,043 4,632
                                                               
7 Chandigarh 5,945 3,444 2,501 88,518 50,888 37,630 115,349 66,155 49,194 90,111 55,766 34,345 124,607 79,197 45,410 69,718 41,533 28,185 1,223 359 864 8,854 5,966 2,888 138,441 79,120 59,321 479 258 221
8 Chhattisgarh 689,424 314,493 374,931 3,797,072 2,165,788 1,631,284 2,936,720 1,702,686 1,234,034 1,559,439 980,634 578,805 983,606 682,043 301,563 589,239 420,526 168,713 3,097 2,483 614 36,806 33,473 3,333 576,721 408,596 168,125 1,025 673 352
9 Dadra & Nagar Haveli 1,228 880 348 26,108 16,321 9,787 25,077 16,787 8,290 15,408 11,124 4,284 15,159 11,658 3,501 10,344 7,630 2,714 122 97 25 2,544 2,094 450 7,896 5,545 2,351 18 13 5
10 Daman & Diu 443 302 141 21,565 12,399 9,166 27,208 16,449 10,759 20,664 14,052 6,612 15,549 11,627 3,922 14,280 10,364 3,916 58 43 15 1,608 1,270 338 6,209 4,474 1,735 16 12 4
11 Delhi 96,319 54,600 41,719 1,534,913 852,975 681,938 1,967,466 1,093,728 873,738 1,531,690 929,152 602,538 1,691,495 1,077,847 613,648 1,027,524 618,977 408,547 8,747 5,019 3,728 42,848 31,481 11,367 1,761,915 1,035,757 726,158 1,847 1,311 536
                                                               
12 Goa 18,010 9,796 8,214 188,906 97,451 91,455 193,669 103,532 90,137 159,258 88,969 70,289 154,775 88,654 66,121 158,096 86,693 71,403 469 255 214 14,075 11,713 2,362 98,297 53,966 44,331 7 3 4
13 Gujarat 286,886 168,530 118,356 8,084,263 4,576,820 3,507,443 8,076,854 4,557,086 3,519,768 4,423,384 2,833,064 1,590,320 4,235,270 2,697,364 1,537,906 2,409,406 1,492,908 916,498 17,477 13,673 3,804 407,351 293,339 114,012 1,875,741 1,192,415 683,326 11,118 8,074 3,044
14 Haryana 169,982 93,084 76,898 2,687,232 1,541,553 1,145,679 3,226,643 1,854,447 1,372,196 2,018,523 1,275,057 743,466 2,239,510 1,559,586 679,924 831,595 555,791 275,804 16,446 6,768 9,678 103,467 76,712 26,755 798,689 516,179 282,510 1,590 1,032 558
15 Himachal Pradesh 59,560 30,710 28,850 816,877 440,504 376,373 1,109,971 562,768 547,203 690,693 391,813 298,880 812,699 508,847 303,852 289,868 171,923 117,945 6,172 2,692 3,480 34,456 24,401 10,055 220,770 144,396 76,374 555 332 223
16 Jammu & Kashmir 246,932 135,290 111,642 860,480 496,517 363,963 1,031,707 617,935 413,772 1,074,049 710,489 363,560 914,050 638,612 275,438 339,163 225,426 113,737 1,087 807 280 7,493 6,317 1,176 331,548 228,649 102,899 777 586 191
                                                               
17 Jharkhand 317,100 199,931 117,169 3,147,802 1,864,147 1,283,655 3,087,105 1,924,134 1,162,971 1,906,603 1,279,861 626,742 1,747,816 1,224,552 523,264 733,016 520,850 212,166 8,336 7,101 1,235 19,614 18,092 1,522 808,678 607,692 200,986 1,131 497 634
18 Karnataka 538,542 318,906 219,636 7,676,809 4,205,270 3,471,539 8,469,455 4,606,498 3,862,957 3,815,098 2,239,919 1,575,179 5,170,384 3,083,899 2,086,485 2,051,687 1,301,965 749,722 69,039 54,661 14,378 416,951 327,689 89,262 2,226,959 1,522,376 704,583 38 28 10
19 Kerala 285,154 136,951 148,203 4,931,086 2,408,299 2,522,787 6,055,241 3,098,641 2,956,600 6,034,912 3,088,153 2,946,759 4,531,201 2,248,934 2,282,267 1,565,787 680,945 884,842 50,052 16,129 33,923 588,404 375,193 213,211 1,443,049 699,841 743,208 802 516 286
20 Lakshadweep 2,488 1,142 1,346 12,358 6,455 5,903 12,994 6,985 6,009 9,162 4,802 4,360 5,295 3,312 1,983 626 481 145 114 61 53 683 510 173 959 759 200 4 4 0
21 Madhya Pradesh 1,470,687 747,050 723,637 10,199,261 5,856,136 4,343,125 8,426,081 5,214,064 3,212,017 4,733,325 3,151,625 1,581,700 2,831,003 1,963,617 867,386 1,918,204 1,336,883 581,321 6,912 5,607 1,305 69,071 62,109 6,962 1,931,049 1,331,211 599,838 6,970 3,972 2,998
                                                               
22 Maharashtra 1,261,736 718,887 542,849 16,071,905 8,673,106 7,398,799 16,278,061 8,563,920 7,714,141 9,535,895 5,713,721 3,822,174 10,487,706 6,674,318 3,813,388 4,964,518 3,250,832 1,713,686 15,050 10,325 4,725 464,379 403,659 60,720 4,886,347 3,175,958 1,710,389 346 237 109
23 Manipur 37,486 21,376 16,110 209,287 110,301 98,986 259,393 139,630 119,763 307,529 181,974 125,555 218,159 131,373 86,786 129,602 74,868 54,734 142 117 25 2,278 1,727 551 146,306 91,875 54,431 352 225 127
24 Meghalaya 44,773 24,987 19,786 466,756 240,076 226,680 259,627 132,392 127,235 150,587 81,046 69,541 129,021 74,479 54,542 53,734 30,166 23,568 91 77 14 1,549 1,285 264 51,642 29,707 21,935 95 57 38
25 Mizoram 14,841 7,018 7,823 239,221 118,903 120,318 174,269 93,007 81,262 123,034 65,909 57,125 57,269 31,931 25,338 25,245 14,852 10,393 37 28 9 1,063 834 229 26,419 17,585 8,834 47 38 9
26 Nagaland 32,467 18,164 14,303 229,652 121,699 107,953 310,520 166,630 143,890 229,783 129,968 99,815 184,401 111,442 72,959 85,536 51,450 34,086 456 342 114 1,779 1,484 295 57,511 38,902 18,609 218 120 98
                                                               
27 Orissa 427,084 278,436 148,648 5,755,797 3,328,385 2,427,412 5,798,954 3,280,957 2,517,997 2,875,760 1,783,236 1,092,524 2,616,294 1,665,245 951,049 1,021,802 664,408 357,394 8,944 7,495 1,449 145,863 116,593 29,270 1,185,640 866,710 318,930 917 868 49
28 Pondicherry 10,668 6,038 4,630 96,631 48,838 47,793 182,684 90,538 92,146 141,966 74,858 67,108 125,899 73,213 52,686 54,479 29,288 25,191 1,219 835 384 14,451 11,628 2,823 68,364 43,519 24,845 6 3 3
29 Punjab 245,444 125,467 119,977 2,705,535 1,538,004 1,167,531 3,785,055 1,997,111 1,787,944 2,498,421 1,480,902 1,017,519 3,251,624 1,995,039 1,256,585 1,151,238 672,735 478,503 19,906 8,343 11,563 129,741 81,951 47,790 966,747 540,747 426,000 3,259 1,994 1,265
30 Rajasthan 1,745,915 864,680 881,235 8,994,262 5,247,851 3,746,411 7,047,927 4,591,114 2,456,813 4,330,343 3,163,807 1,166,536 2,903,808 2,190,474 713,334 1,168,642 871,281 297,361 7,034 5,456 1,578 32,231 26,280 5,951 1,471,813 1,086,184 385,629 35 30 5
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  Sikkim 7,680 5,504 2,176 109,121 63,583 45,538 84,475 48,077 36,398 47,836 27,788 20,048 35,862 22,157 13,705 18,132 11,421 6,711 46 38 8 654 555 99 14,348 9,761 4,587 181 176 5
32 Tamil Nadu 4,184,273 2,372,243 1,812,030 6,492,687 3,432,035 3,060,652 11,652,060 6,365,777 5,286,283 6,967,676 3,793,706 3,173,970 6,005,920 3,626,919 2,379,001 2,549,494 1,416,016 1,133,478 36,055 27,213 8,842 438,918 383,604 55,314 2,196,698 1,391,600 805,098 764 549 215
33 Tripura 27,812 15,172 12,640 648,085 348,424 299,661 641,795 353,322 288,473 388,737 225,256 163,481 159,611 101,656 57,955 52,876 35,483 17,393 116 100 16 3,090 2,814 276 99,850 68,402 31,448 127 78 49
34 Uttar Pradesh 3,272,335 1,961,714 1,310,621 19,226,939 11,278,968 7,947,971 18,694,554 11,368,153 7,326,401 14,329,834 9,819,868 4,509,966 9,121,682 6,561,958 2,559,724 5,961,518 4,205,753 1,755,765 30,477 21,973 8,504 95,153 83,190 11,963 4,969,397 3,588,610 1,380,787 17,395 11,226 6,169
35 Uttaranchal 109,432 60,951 48,481 1,156,890 625,981 530,909 1,275,501 696,187 579,314 977,893 613,423 364,470 643,644 423,212 220,432 458,895 283,781 175,114 1,481 1,018 463 20,619 16,852 3,767 460,155 286,826 173,329 1,272 644 628
36 West Bengal 892,580 522,069 370,511 16,347,698 8,924,186 7,423,512 11,449,999 6,340,039 5,109,960 8,050,643 4,770,466 3,280,177 4,859,685 3,073,368 1,786,317 2,287,115 1,521,602 765,513 5,196 4,228 968 95,799 87,427 8,372 3,186,374 2,193,106 993,268 21,312 15,935 5,377
Source: Census of India 2001