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| Last Updated:: 15/02/2016

Distribution of Population, Literacy, Sex Ratio, Workers & Non-Workers by sex-wise for Major Cities in India, 1981-2001

 

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G.Mumbai

Kolkata

Delhi

Chennai

Bangalore

Hyderabad

Ahmedabad
Population
1981 Male 4641083 5140019 3159737 2215522 1538796 1316689 1346730
Female 3586249 4025631 2553844 2061113 1374741 1211509 1168465
1991 Male 6891222 6022489 4601590 2805566 2170985 2251452 1753320
Female 5705021 4999429 3817494 2616419 1959303 2092985 1558896
2001 Male 9021789 7064138 7069371 3355524 2988561 2973472 2401422
Female 7412597 6141559 5808099 3204718 2712885 2768564 2123591
Literacy rate
1981 Male 73.93 70.95 69.04 73.14 69.22 64.84 70.41
Female 60.23 58.62 54.29 57.87 55.91 45.68 54.80
1991 Male 88.31 82.04 82.42 88.08 85.34 78.56 86.61
Female 75.82 71.04 68.62 74.46 72.87 62.27 71.78
2001 Male 81.27 78.75 75.15 81.24 78.97 73.28 78.31
Female 71.31 70.52 64.10 72.11 70.34 63.28 68.02
Sex Ratio
1981 773 783 808 930 893 920 868
1991 827 830 829 932 902 929 889
2001 822 869 822 955 907 931 884
Workers
1981 Male 55.37 51.93 52.28 48.18 49.40 47.28 50.05
Female 9.12 5.80 6.62 8.49 8.89 10.06 75.86
1991 Male 54.68 51.29 52.15 50.98 52.76 47.00 49.95
Female 10.91 5.55 7.56 8.54 11.52 8.26 6.03
2001 Male 56.20 55.58 52.25 54.40 57.61 48.65 52.47
Female 12.63 10.79 9.29 13.32 17.48 10.73 8.73
Non-workers
1981 Male 44.62 48.06 47.71 51.81 50.59 52.71 49.94
Female 90.87 94.19 93.37 91.50 91.10 89.93 24.13
1991 Male 45.31 48.70 47.84 49.01 47.23 52.99 50.04
Female 90.08 94.44 92.43 91.45 88.47 91.7 93.96
2001 Male 43.79 44.41 47.74 45.95 42.38 51.34 47.52
Female 87.36 89.20 90.70 86.67 82.51 89.26 91.26




Source: Census of India 1981, Series I, Part II B(i), Primary Census Abstract General Population Census of India 1981,Series I, Paper 3 of 1981, Provisional Population Tables Workers & Non-Workers Census of India,1991, Series I,Part II A(ii) A series Towns & Urban Agglomerations, 1991 with their Population 1901- 1991, table A4.