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Population of India In the New Millennium: Census 2001
Population of India In the New Millennium: Census 2001

Population of India In the New Millennium: Census 2001

by Mahendra K Premi

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Language

English

Publisher

National Book Trust

ISBN

8123748612 - Year: 2006 - Pages: 303

Binding

Paperback

Mahendra K Premi

Author: Mahendra K Premi
Publisher: National Book Trust
Year: 2006
Language: English
Pages: 303
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8123748612

Description

The present book entitled “Population of India in the new millennium: Census 2001” provides information on population issues that have been released by the Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India upto the middle of 2005.

The census has collected a large amount of information about each and every individual in the country covering demographic, economic and social variables. The book presents these data in a simpler manner providing comparisons with earlier censuses without loading it with complex formulae and technical terms.

Contents

List of Tables

List of Figures

List of Maps


Preface


INTRODUCTION
Introduction
Perspective on Indian Census
Innovation in the 2001
Census and Census Schedules
Census Tabulation
Utility of the Census Data
Quality of Census Enumeration
A Word of Caution in Using Census Data
Appendix Tables
Appendix 1-A – Houselist Schedule
Appendix 1-B - Household Schedule
Appendix 2 - Census of India 2001-
List of Tables and Appendix


POPULATION SIZE, DISTRIBUTION AND GROWTH
Population Size and Growth
Population Growth pattern
Population Distribution and Growth by Zones
And States
Population Growth, 1901-2001
Population Growth at district Level
Population Density
Appendix Tables

INDIA’S URBANISATION
Trend in Urbanisation
Urban Growth at State Level
Urban-Rural Growth Differential (URGD)
Growth of Cities
Growth of Metropolitan Cities
Growth of Mega Cities
Emergence of New Towns
Concentrated versus Dispersed Urbanisation
Conclusions
Future prospects
Appendix Tables


POPULATION COMPOSITION (SEX AND AGE)

Sex Composition

Sex Ratio in Population Aged 7 years and Above
Child sex Ratio
Factors Responsible for decline in Sex Ratio,
Especially Child Sex Ratio

Age Composition

Child Population Aged 0-14 years
Child Population Aged 0-06 years
Working Age Population
Elderly population
Dependency Ratio
Elderly and Households
Household heads Among the Elderly
Appendix Tables


MARITAL STATUS IN INDIA
Population distribution by Marital Status
Elderly and Marital Status
Married Males and Females Below the
Legal Minimum Marriage Age
Women Married Before Attaining the Age of 18 Years
With 0-4 Duration of Marriage

Age at Marriage

Extent of Bigamy/Polygamy, State Wise
Extent of Bigamy/Polygamy by Religion
Summary and Conclusions
Appendix Tables


RELIGIOUS COMPOSITION

Religion in India: A Demographic Perspective

Population Composition and Growth Rates
State-wise Population Growth Rates
Religious Composition by Rural and
Urban Residence

Sex Ratio by Religion

Overall Sex Ratio
Sex Ratio in Population aged 0-6 years
Percentage of Child population in Age Group
0-6 years to Total Population by Religion

Religion, Marital status and Age at Marriage

Religion and Marital status Distribution in
Population Aged 10 years and above
Age at Marriage by Religion

Literacy by Religion

Religion and Work Participation Rates

Summary and Conclusion
Appendix Tables


LITERACY AND EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Literacy in the Indian Context
The Illiterate Population
Inter-State Disparities
District Profile of Literacy Rate
Attendance Rates
Literacy by Educational Levels
State Level Educational Attainment in India
Persons with Higher Education Qualifications
Educational Level Attained by People of Different
Religious Communities
Summary and Conclusion
Appendix Tables


ECONOMIC CHARACTERISITICS
Trend in work Participation Rate
State Wise Work Participation Rate
Rural urban Differentials
Sex-Age Pattern of Work Participation Rates
Classification of Workers into Main and
Marginal workers Categories
Base Population in Computing Work
Participation Rates
Activity Pattern of Workers
Workers by Employment Status
Activity of Non-Workers
Summary and Conclusion
Appendix Tables


DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE OF INDIAN VOTERS
Impact of lowering the Voting Age from
21 years to 18 years
State Wise distribution of Voters per Lok Sabha Seat
Proportion of Voters Aged 18 years and above at
The National and state Level
District Wise Voters Distribution
Proportion of Male Voters
Proportion of Female Voters
Voters Who Cannot Become Members of
Lok Sabha of Stat Assemblies
Concluding Remarks



GLOSSARY OF TECHNICAL TERMS USED IN
THE BOOK


REFERENCES


INDEX

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