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| Last Updated:: 15/02/2016

Slum Population: Size, Social Composition, Workforce and Literacy Rate

 

Population    >   2015-16

 

1: Percentage of Slum Population in Urban Areas and Social Composition of Slum Population, India and States, 2001

State/U.T. Urban Population Slum Population % Slum Population to Total Urban Population % Scheduled Castes to Total Slum Population % Scheduled Tribes to Total Slum Population
India 286119689 42578150 14.88 17.39 2.39
Jammu & Kashmir 2516638 268513 10.67 6.39 0.41
Andhra Pradesh 20808940 5187493 24.93 14.76 2.53
Assam 3439240 82289 2.39 15.01 0.26
Bihar 8681800 531481 6.12 17.78 1.45
Goa 670577 14482 2.16 2.03 0.05
Gujarat 18930250 1866797 9.86 13.93 4.49
Haryana 6115304 1420407 23.23 18.87 Nil
Karnataka 17961529 1402971 7.81 24.18 4.62
Kerala 8266925 64556 0.78 7.54 0.19
Madhya Pradesh 15967145 2417091 15.14 21.10 3.78
Maharashtra 41100980 11202762 27.26 11.54 2.54
Meghalaya 454111 86304 19.01 0.83 50.80
Orissa 5517238 629999 11.42 17.30 11.55
Punjab 8262511 1159561 14.03 28.57 Nil
Rajasthan 13214375 1294106 9.79 27.00 4.08
Tamil Nadu 27483998 2866893 10.43 25.97 0.50
Tripura 545750 29949 5.49 23.83 2.07
Uttar Pradesh 34539582 4395276 12.73 20.45 0.06
West Bengal 22427251 4115980 18.35 13.79 1.23
Andaman & Nicobar 116198 16244 13.98 Nil 0.15
Chandigarh 808515 107125 13.25 39.08 Nil
Delhi 12905780 2029755 15.73 27.23 Nil
Pondicherry 648619 73169 11.28 24.95 Nil
Uttaranchal 2179074 195470 8.97 22.95 0.19
Jharkhand 5993741 301569 5.03 8.66 16.72
Chhattisgarh 4185747 817908 19.54 17.55 7.94


2: Percentage of Workers among Slum Population, India and States, 2001

State/U.T. Total Slum Population Total Slum Workers % Slum Workers to Total Slum Population % Main  Workers to Total Slum Workers % Marginal Workers to Total Slum Workers
India 42578150 14016603 32.92 90.15 9.85
Jammu & Kashmir 268513 79893 29.75 89.00 11.00
Andhra Pradesh 5187493 1750016 33.74 88.32 11.68
Assam 82289 26353 32.02 93.85 6.15
Bihar 531481 136936 25.76 85.58 14.42
Goa 14482 5052 34.88 71.50 28.50
Gujarat 1866797 663153 35.52 93.94 6.06
Haryana 1420407 438802 30.89 88.14 11.86
Karnataka 1402971 518115 36.93 90.45 9.55
Kerala 64556 21423 33.19 85.08 14.92
Madhya Pradesh 2417091 715218 29.59 87.23 12.77
Maharashtra 11202762 3904415 34.85 91.93 8.07
Meghalaya 86304 28939 33.53 94.90 5.10
Orissa 629999 195098 30.97 89.29 10.71
Punjab 1159561 382587 32.99 92.39 7.61
Rajasthan 4395276 372432 8.47 86.56 13.44
Tamil Nadu 2866893 1017953 35.51 91.26 8.74
Tripura 29249 9498 32.47 93.72 6.28
Uttar Pradesh 4395276 1155196 26.28 85.95 14.05
West Bengal 4115980 1408399 34.22 90.30 9.70
Andaman & Nicobar 16244 5604 34.50 95.34 4.71
Chandigarh 107125 42375 39.56 96.19 3.81
Delhi 2029755 707233 34.84 92.64 7.36
Pondicherry 73169 26057 35.61 91.89 8.11
Uttaranchal 195470 53979 27.61 89.02 10.98
Jharkhand 301569 83339 27.64 83.64 16.36
Chhattisgarh 817908 268535 32.83 89.50 10.50


3: Industrial Categories of Main Workers among Slum Population, India and States, 2001

State/U.T. Main Worker % Cultivators % Agricultural % Household Industry % Others
India 12635639 8.85 2.25 4.56 92.26
Jammu & Kashmir 71105 1.69 1.32 8.03 88.96
Andhra Pradesh 1545617 1.16 6.25 7.32 85.26
Assam 24732 0.24 0.09 1.31 98.35
Bihar 117186 3.58 9.59 4.93 81.90
Goa 3612 0.39 0.47 0.75 98.39
Gujarat 622971 0.19 0.99 2.02 96.79
Haryana 386745 0.93 3.52 94.46
Karnataka 468644 0.98 2.98 5.79 90.24
Kerala 18227 0.24 1.98 1.76 96.03
Madhya Pradesh 623880 2.34 1.63 5.56 90.48
Maharashtra 3589488 0.29 0.92 3.33 95.46
Meghalaya 27463 0.12 0.21 1.31 98.35
Orissa 174199 1.23 1.07 2.69 95.02
Punjab 353457 1.27 3.33 4.23 91.17
Rajasthan 322395 1.14 0.51 4.98 93.37
Tamil Nadu 928990 1.27 5.08 4.84 88.81
Tripura 8902 0.33 1.09 1.06 97.53
Uttar Pradesh 992910 2.51 2.60 7.48 87.41
West Bengal 1271814 0.54 0.72 3.91 94.83
Andaman & Nicobar 5343 0.02 0.04 0.32 99.63
Chandigarh 40761 0.08 0.05 1.03 98.85
Delhi 655182 0.08 0.12 3.63 96.17
Pondicherry 23944 0.38 9.94 1.98 87.70
Uttaranchal 48050 0.46 3.34 2.10 94.10
Jharkhand 69702 1.31 1.36 2.99 94.34
Chhattisgarh 240329 1.99 1.78 4.10 92.12


4: Industrial Categories of Marginal Workers among Slum Population, India and States, 2001

State/U.T. Marginal Worker % Cultivators % Agricultural % Household Industry % Others
India 1380964 0.98 8.65 9.49 80.87
Jammu & Kashmir 8788 3.50 7.77 35.75 >52.97
Andhra Pradesh 204399 0.81 21.89 10.60 66.69
Assam 1621 0.19 0.62 5.61 93.58
Bihar 19750 2.41 27.00 11.28 59.32
Goa 1440 0.00 0.76 1.94 97.29
Gujarat 40182 0.31 2.63 11.00 86.06
Haryana 52057 1.39 5.29 8.55 84.78
Karnataka 49471 0.59 8.38 9.39 81.64
Kerala 3196 0.09 3.25 1.53 95.12
Madhya Pradesh 91338 1.21 8.36 9.89 80.54
Maharashtra 314927 0.32 3.51 8.79 87.39
Meghalaya 1476 0.54 0.14 4.40 94.92
Orissa 20899 1.61 8.72 7.38 82.29
Punjab 29130 1.12 9.46 7.84 81.57
Rajasthan 50037 1.93 2.75 10.26 85.06
Tamil Nadu 88963 1.25 10.59 7.60 80.56
Tripura 596 0.84 0.17 6.54 92.45
Uttar Pradesh 162295 1.34 8.71 11.34 78.61
West Bengal 136585 1.18 4.99 10.23 83.59
Andaman & Nicobar 264 0.00 0.38 1.52 98.11
Chandigarh 1614 0.19 0.25 7.37 92.19
Delhi 52051 0.11 0.32 4.82 94.75
Pondicherry 2113 0.80 31.95 5.35 61.90
Uttaranchal 5929 0.22 6.85 2.85 90.08
Jharkhand 13637 2.18 11.40 3.99 82.44
Chhattisgarh 28206 3.26 9.94 7.05 79.75


5: Percentage of Literates among Urban and Slum Population by Sex, India and States,2001

State/U.T. Total Male Female
Urban Area Slum Area Urban Area Slum Area Urban Area Slum Area Urban Area
India 79.92 73.11 86.27 80.72 72.86 64.36
Assam 85.34 76.42 89.74 82.24 80.24 69.86
Bihar 71.93 63.76 79.94 73.19 62.59 52.87
Goa 84.39 59.19 89.46 70.57 78.98 47.16
Gujarat 81.84 65.49 88.34 74.93 74.50 53.98
Haryana 79.16 73.08 85.83 81.26 71.34 63.15
Karnataka 80.58 67.50 86.66 75.02 74.12 59.71
Kerala 93.19 83.90 95.94 87.79 90.62 80.21
Madhya Pradesh 79.39 74.86 87.39 83.88 70.47 64.87
Maharashtra 85.48 80.73 91.03 87.59 79.09 72.26
Meghalaya 86.30 88.30 89.05 91.15 83.50 85.46
Orissa 80.84 72.16 87.93 81.29 72.87 62.04
Punjab 79.10 73.10 83.05 77.42 74.49 67.98
Rajasthan 76.20 65.55 86.45 77.79 64.67 51.92
Tamil Nadu 82.53 77.77 88.97 85.07 75.99 70.42
Tripura 89.21 86.00 93.21 90.93 85.03 81.01
Uttar Pradesh 69.75 63.93 76.76 71.75 61.73 54.95
West Bengal 81.25 74.44 86.13 80.20 75.74 67.60
Andaman & Nicobar 86.57 77.06 90.65 83.46 81.47 69.22
Chandigarh 82.64 54.78 86.78 64.86 77.40 39.48
Delhi 81.93 66.65 87.39 73.16 75.22 58.01
Pondicherry 84.84 74.98 91.18 84.12 78.57 66.17
Uttaranchal 81.44 69.03 87.05 76.34 74.77 60.71
Jharkhand 79.14 73.61 87.03 82.34 69.96 63.86
Chhattisgarh 80.58 74.80 89.39 85.46 71.11 63.41