Male & Female headed households
S No. State / UT Male Head Female head
1 India 173,131,502 19,987,858
       
2 Andaman & Nicobar Islands 70,190 7,605
3 Andhra Pradesh 15,040,480 1,920,951
4 Arunachal Pradesh 191,574 21,873
5 Assam 4,399,834 501,789
6 Bihar 12,708,747 1,012,794
       
7 Chandigarh 191,083 14,809
8 Chhattisgarh 3,634,361 450,416
9 Dadra & Nagar Haveli 42,572 2,858
10 Daman & Diu 28,867 6,690
11 Delhi 2,490,004 238,090
       
12 Goa 231,587 62,171
13 Gujarat 8,889,929 777,962
14 Haryana 3,406,263 299,198
15 Himachal Pradesh 1,000,468 218,594
16 Jammu & Kashmir 1,455,738 105,929
       
17 Jharkhand 4,390,283 398,933
18 Karnataka 8,938,309 1,441,807
19 Kerala 5,199,358 1,514,107
20 Lakshadweep 6,528 3,429
21 Madhya Pradesh 10,078,562 814,667
       
22 Maharashtra 17,545,691 1,976,118
23 Manipur@ 324,404 49,074
24 Meghalaya 321,330 95,841
25 Mizoram 153,896 21,720
26 Nagaland 296,151 29,921
       
27 Orissa 6,943,828 776,322
28 Pondicherry 182,172 32,928
29 Punjab 3,919,417 418,948
30 Rajasthan 8,651,886 644,547
31 Sikkim 102,936 11,061
       
32 Tamil Nadu 12,582,076 2,041,997
33 Tripura 590,357 73,305
34 Uttar Pradesh 23,656,040 2,031,752
35 Uttaranchal 1,336,183 260,279
36 West Bengal 14,130,398 1,709,373
Source: Census of India 2001
Note:  India figures exclude Mao Maram, Paomata and Purul sub-divisions of Senapati district of Manipur.