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India Population and Housing Census 2011

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Census of India 2011
Geography 
India (IND)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
02/2011 - 03/2011
Data type
Census:
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The 2011 India Census included questions on number of children, mode of transportation to work, languages, caste, occupations, and employment. The total population at the time of the census was 1,210,569,573, including 587,447,730 females and 623,121,843 males.

Citation
Publication year 
2012
Suggested citation 
Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner (India). India Population and Housing Census 2011. New Delhi, India: Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner (India), 2012.