General Information - Population of India
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Indian states population
Bihar with population of 82 million has slowest (-0.2%) growth per capita income p.a.
Population which Immigrated to India
A little over a billion people reside in 29 states and 6 Union Territories (UT) of India. The variation of economic performances is very large in these states and UT along with the population. Uttar Pradesh is the highest populated state. West Bengal is most dense and Arunachal Pradesh is the least.
Bihar with a population of 82 million has per capita income of Rs 1,010 per month where as Maharashtra has the richest with Rs 4,853 per month with a population of 96 million. Growth performance has been equally varied, with the slowest growth in state per capita income in Bihar, at -0.2 per cent per year compared with the fastest growth in Gujarat, at 7.8 per cent per year.
|Andaman & Nicobar Islands (UT)||Port Blair||8,249||356,152|
|Dadra & Nagar Haveli (UT)||Silvassa||491||220,490|
|Daman & Diu (UT)||Daman||112||158,204|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Srinagar||101,387||10,143,700|
Source: Census of India 2001
Note: Chandigarh is both the capital of Haryana and Punjab, and a separate Union Territory of itself.
Uttaranchal, Jharkand and Chhatisgarh are recent split offs from respectively Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh.
Manipur population numbers exclude Mao-Maram, Paomata and Purul sub-divisions of Senapati district.