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2001 Census of India

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Country  India
Percent change  21.5%
Total population  1,028,737,436
2001 Census of India

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

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

Religious demographics

Hindus comprises 82.75 crore (80.45%) and Muslims were 13.8 crore (13.4%) in 2001 census. Census 2001 showed 108 faiths under the head “Other Religions and Persuasion” (ORP) in India.

Population trends for major religious groups in India(2001)

References

2001 Census of India Wikipedia


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