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| Last Updated:: 15/02/2016

Population and Household Profile of India and Major States from NFHS-3 (2005- 2006)

 

Population    >   2008-11

 

Country/ State Popula
tion
age 6+
that is
literate
House
holds by
reside
nce (%)
Percentage of Households
Have Electricity Use Piped drinking Water Have access to a toilet facility Live in a pucca house Have a motori
-zed vehicle
Have a television Own Agricul
-tural Land
 
India
Total 67.6 100.0 67.9 42.0 44.5 41.4 18.6 44.2 45.6
Urban 81.0 32.6 93.1 71.0 83.1 74.1 31.9 73.2 19.0
Rural 61.3 67.4 55.7 27.9 25.9 25.5 12.1 30.1 58.5
 
Andhra Pradesh
Total 63.7 100.0 88.4 67.8 42.4 40.4 14.6 50.3 36.1
Urban 76.7 31.8 95.0 83.8 75.5 57.2 27.7 70.3 14.5
Rural 57.4 68.2 85.4 60.3 26.9 32.5 8.5 40.9 46.3
 
Assam
Total 76.3 100.0 38.1 11.6 76.4 19.7 11.4 34.3 41.7
Urban 87.7 20.2 80.6 30.4 97.5 49.4 23.7 64.5 17.6
Rural 73.8 79.8 27.3 6.9 71.1 12.2 8.3 26.7 47.8
 
Bihar
Total 54.1 100.0 27.7 4.2 25.2 20.1 9.1 18.2 50.6
Urban 72.1 15.9 74.1 19.8 73.0 61.8 21.0 56.7 32.4
Rural 50.5 84.1 18.9 1.2 16.2 12.2 6.9 10.9 54.0
 
Chattisgarh
Total 63.6 100.0 71.4 16.8 18.7 17.2 15.7 33.4 62.5
Urban 83.5 29.1 92.2 55.5 65.5 58.4 41.2 73.5 25.0
Rural 58.0 78.1 65.5 6.0 5.6 5.7 8.5 22.2 72.2
 
Gujarat
Total 72.1 100.0 89.3 72.7 54.6 56.4 30.2 53.8 43.8
Urban 84.0 42.0 97.5 91.0 88.2 71.1 40.2 75.1 22.5
Rural 63.5 58.0 83.3 59.4 30.1 45.7 22.8 38.4 59.2
 
Harayana
Total 71.4 100.0 91.5 61.1 52.3 54.7 27.7 63.4 40.3
Urban 82.9 31.4 97.5 71.0 89.2 83.5 37.9 80.3 22.3
Rural 66.8 68.6 88.7 56.6 35.5 41.5 23.0 55.6 48.6
 
Himachal Pradesh
Total 81.3 100.0 98.4 65.1 45.6 52.2 15.8 72.6 75.6
Urban 91.3 12.7 99.4 92.6 90.3 88.3 31.1 86.2 39.6
Rural 80.1 87.3 98.2 61.1 39.0 46.9 13.5 70.6 80.9
 
Jammu & Kashmir
Total 66.7 100.0 93.2 56.1 61.7 50.2 18.2 62.9 66.1
Urban 75.6 31.1 99.4 85.7 85.6 79.6 36.4 89.0 28.4
Rural 63.3 68.9 90.4 42.7 50.9 37.0 9.9 51.1 83.2
 
Jharkhand
Total 58.6 100.0 40.2 11.3 22.6 28.1 14.4 27.1 67.6
Urban 80.4 25.6 90.8 44.4 73.7 79.6 37.1 73.1 27.5
Rural 50.9 74.4 22.8 0.0 5.0 10.4 6.6 11.3 81.3
 
Karnataka
Total 69.3 100.0 89.3 57.4 46.5 49.8 20.4 53.6 43.6
Urban 81.3 40.5 96.5 71.2 82.7 76.2 33.2 76.6 17.3
Rural 61.5 59.5 84.4 48.0 21.9 31.8 11.7 37.9 61.5
 
Kerala
Total 89.9 100.0 91.0 24.6 96.0 84.1 24.7 67.7 20.9
Urban 91.1 33.6 94.5 43.5 98.3 89.4 32.8 76.3 10.9
Rural 89.2 66.4 89.2 15.0 94.9 81.4 20.6 63.3 25.9
 
Madhya Pradesh
Total 60.9 100.0 71.4 25.0 27.0 24.8 17.9 35.0 53.0
Urban 77.4 28.2 95.1 68.1 71.2 65.6 37.2 73.6 19.6
Rural 54.6 71.8 62.1 8.1 9.6 8.7 10.2 19.9 66.1
 
Maharashtra
Total 77.6 100.0 83.5 78.6 53.0 47.3 21.5 58.8 40.4
Urban 87.1 48.3 97.4 95.4 87.8 74.5 29.9 79.7 21.5
Rural 68.5 51.7 70.5 62.9 20.5 21.8 13.7 39.3 57.9
 
Orissa
Total 68.8 100.0 45.4 10.2 19.3 31.7 13.5 28.9 61.0
Urban 85.5 16.8 83.9 51.7 58.9 64.0 37.4 66.1 42.7
Rural 65.2 83.2 37.6 1.9 11.3 25.2 8.6 21.4 64.7
 
Punjab
Total 74.0 100.0 96.3 54.6 70.8 61.1 42.3 78.5 32.6
Urban 82.6 39.4 98.2 79.4 93.7 85.9 45.3 82.7 16.2
Rural 69.1 60.6 95.0 38.4 56.0 45.0 40.3 75.8 43.2
 
Rajasthan
Total 57.4 100.0 66.1 45.4 30.8 45.0 24.2 37.0 63.4
Urban 77.3 29.1 95.7 85.1 85.3 80.3 44.0 75.3 25.3
Rural 49.9 70.9 54.0 29.1 8.4 30.5 16.1 21.3 79.7
 
Tamil Nadu
Total 74.2 100.0 88.6 84.2 42.9 69.6 22.6 53.1 22.9
Urban 81.5 45.9 93.8 83.1 73.5 81.7 30.4 68.2 7.8
Rural 67.9 54.1 84.3 85.1 17.0 59.4 16.0 40.2 35.7
 
Uttar Pradesh
Total 61.6 100.0 42.8 10.3 33.1 27.3 16.6 34.0 60.2
Urban 72.3 25.3 85.4 34.8 83.7 71.9 31.0 68.2 22.3
Rural 58.0 74.7 28.3 2.0 16.0 12.2 11.7 22.4 73.0
 
Uttranchal
Total 75.7 100.0 80.0 66.3 56.7 48.8 22.3 61.0 55.8
Urban 83.1 28.2 95.0 85.5 93.7 83.1 39.8 81.3 15.6
Rural 72.8 71.8 74.1 58.7 42.2 35.3 15.5 53.0 71.5
 
West Bengal
Total 71.6 100.0 52.5 27.9 59.5 39.0 8.9 35.6 34.7
Urban 82.9 32.0 89.6 67.0 90.5 83.0 16.3 68.9 11.2
Rural 66.6 68.0 34.9 9.5 44.8 18.2 5.5 19.9 45.7


Source: National Family Health Survey (NFHS-III)2005-2006, National Fact Sheet India and States
(Provisional Data), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, International Institute for population Sciences,
Deonar, Mumbai-400 088