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Date : Mar 03, 2019
Table 1: State-wise Total Population
(In Thousands)
States/Union Territories 1951 1961 1971 1981 1991 2001 2011
Andaman and Nicobar Islands 31 64 115 189 281 356 381
Andhra Pradesh 31115 35983 43503 53551 66508 76210 84581
Arunachal Pradesh - 337 468 632 865 1098 1384
Assam 8029 10837 14625 18041 22414 26656 31206
Bihar 29085 34841 42126 52303 64531 82999 104099
Chandigarh 24 120 257 452 642 901 1055
Chhattisgarh 7457 9154 11637 14010 17615 20834 25545
Dadra and Nagar Haveli 42 58 74 104 138 220 344
Daman and Diu 49 37 63 79 102 158 243
Delhi 1744 2659 4066 6220 9421 13851 16788
Goa 547 590 795 1008 1170 1348 1459
Gujarat 16263 20633 26697 34086 41310 50671 60440
Haryana 5674 7591 10036 12922 16464 21145 25351
Himachal Pradesh 2386 2812 3460 4281 5171 6078 6865
Jammu and Kashmir 3254 3561 4617 5987 7837 10144 12541
Jharkhand 9697 11606 14227 17612 21844 26946 32988
Karnataka 19402 23587 29299 37136 44977 52851 61095
Kerala 13549 16904 21347 25454 29099 31841 33406
Lakshadweep 21 24 32 40 52 61 64
Madhya Pradesh 18615 23218 30017 38169 48566 60348 72627
Maharashtra 32003 39554 50412 62783 78937 96879 112374
Manipur 578 780 1073 1421 1837 2294 2856
Meghalaya 606 769 1012 1336 1775 2319 2967
Mizoram 196 266 332 494 690 889 1097
Nagaland 213 369 516 775 1210 1990 1979
Odisha 14646 17549 21945 26370 31660 36805 41974
Puducherry 317 369 472 604 808 974 1248
Punjab 9161 11135 13551 16789 20282 24359 27743
Rajasthan 15971 20156 25766 34262 44006 56507 68548
Sikkim 138 162 210 316 406 541 611
Tamil Nadu 30119 33687 41199 48408 55859 62406 72147
Tripura 639 1142 1556 2053 2757 3199 3674
Uttar Pradesh 60274 70144 83849 105137 132062 166198 199812
Uttarakhand 2946 3611 4493 5726 7051 8489 10086
West Bengal 26300 34926 44312 54581 68078 80176 91276
ALL INDIA 361088 439235 548160 683329 846421 1028737 1210855
-: Not Available.
Notes: 1. In Arunachal Pradesh census conducted for the first time in 1961.
2. The 1981 Census could not be held in Assam. Total Population for 1981 has been worked out by Interpolation.
3. The 1991 Census could not be held in Jammu and Kashmir. Total Population for 1991 has been worked out by Interpolation.
4. India and Manipur figures includes estimated population for those of the three sub-divisions viz., Mao Maram, Paomata and Purul Senapati district of Manipur as census result of 2001 in these three sub-divisions were cancelled due to technical and administrative reasons.
Source: Economic Survey, Government of India, various issues.

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