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| Last Updated:: 15/02/2016

Urban and Rural Population of India


Population    >   2015-16


According to the provisional data released by Census India,these are some of trends of Urban and Rural Population of India

  1. For the first time since Independence, the absolute increase in population is more in urban areas that in rural areas

  2. Rural Population in India: 68.84%

  3. Urban Population in India :31.16%

  4. Level of urbanization increased from 27.81% in 2001 Census to 31.16% in 2011 Census

  5. The proportion of rural population declined from 72.19% to 68.84%

Here is data table and statistics for the urban and rural population and percentage of urban and rural population of India according to provisional data


Source: 2011 Census