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Date : Mar 03, 2019
Table 7: State-wise Density of Population
(Per square km)
States/Union Territories 1951 1961 1971 1981 1991 2001 2011
Andaman and Nicobar Islands 4 8 14 23 34 43 46
Andhra Pradesh 113 131 158 195 242 277 308
Arunachal Pradesh - 4 6 8 10 13 17
Assam 102 138 186 230$ 286 340 398
Bihar 309 370 370 555 685 881 1106
Chandigarh 213 1052 2257 3961 5632 7900 9258
Chhattisgarh 55 68 86 104 130 154 189
Dadra and Nagar Haveli 85 118 151 211 282 449 700
Daman and Diu 434 327 559 705 907 1425 2191
NCT of Delhi 1176 1793 2742 4194 6352 9340 11320
Goa 148 159 215 272 316 364 394
Gujarat 83 105 136 174 211 258 308
Haryana 128 172 227 292 372 478 573
Himachal Pradesh 43 51 62 77 93 109 123
Jammu and Kashmir 32 35 46 59 77 100 124
Jharkhand 122 146 179 221 274 338 414
Karnataka 101 123 153 194 235 276 319
Kerala 349 435 549 655 749 820 860
Lakshadweep 657 753 994 1258 1616 2022 2149
Madhya Pradesh 61 75 98 124 158 196 236
Maharashtra 104 128 164 204 257 315 365
Manipur 26 35 48 64 82 97* 115
Meghalaya 27 34 45 60 79 103 132
Mizoram 9 13 16 23 33 42 52
Nagaland 13 22 31 47 73 120 119
Odisha 94 113 141 169 203 236 270
Puducherry 645 750 959 1229 1683 1989 2547
Punjab 182 221 269 333 403 484 551
Rajasthan 47 59 75 100 129 165 200
Sikkim 19 23 30 45 57 76 86
Tamil Nadu 232 259 317 372 429 480 555
Tripura 61 109 148 196 263 305 350
Uttar Pradesh 250 291 348 436 548 690 829
Uttarakhand 55 67 84 107 133 159 189
West Bengal 296 394 499 615 767 903 1028
ALL INDIA 117 142 177 216 267** 325** 382
- : Not Available.
$ : The 1981 Census could not be held in Assam. Total Population for 1981 has been worked out by Interpolation.
* : Includes estimated population of Paomata, Mao Maram and Purul sub-divisions of Senapati District of Manipur for 2001.
** : For working out the density of India and Jammu and Kashmir the entire area and population of those portions of Jammu and Kashmir which are under illegal occupation of Pakistan and China have not been taken into account; except for 2011 census.
Source: Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.

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