India, one of the most highly populated countries of the world after China. India is contributing 17.31% of the total population of the world which is a reason to worry and challenge for the Indian Government. As per the Census records 2011 the nation has already crossed a count of 1.2 billion, which is a reason to worry for the people of the country. The Government is trying to control the population by announcing various policies and benefits to the citizens of the country. The population of India is divided into 29 states and 7 Union territories, but it is not evenly divided due to differences in the area under these states.
The density of the population depends on the area which comes under the boundary of the state to the population of the state. Due to the difference in areas there is a vast difference in the population density of different states. The density population is on the rise due to regular increase in the population of India. So here is the list of the top 10 states of the country which topped the charts in the most populated Density states of India.
List of Highest Population Density States of India
10. Dadra and Nagar Haveli:
Dadra and Nagar Haveli lies on the west coast of India and famous for its spices and craft skills. The states lies in the 10th position in the list. It has 491 Km square of the area. Census 2011 records state that the Dadra and Nagar Haveli state has 3.44 Lakh populations out of which 193,760 is male count and 149,949 is female count. The population growth in comparison to last decade is recorded as 55.88%, and it contributes 0.03 percent in a total population of India. It has the least literacy level ratio, and gender ratio has decreased in the last ten years instead of improving.
9. Uttar Pradesh:
Uttar Pradesh comes on the 9th in the list of the highest population Density states of the nation. It is one of the biggest states of Northern India and shares its border with Rajasthan, M.P, Haryana, and Bihar. The state also touches some part of Delhi region too. It has 240928 Km square of the area. It has most of the prestigious education institute of the country. As per the data computed by the Census department, the state has 19.98 crores of the population out of which male and female are 104,480,510 and 95,331,831 respectively. The state has recorded an overall growth percentage of 20.23% ,which is less in comparison to the last decade percentage which was 25.80%. The state contributes 16.50 % in the overall population of India.
Kerala, the land of God, comes on the 8th position in the list. It has a flourishing natural beauty which attracts people from across the world. It is an attractive tourist spot and a place for Ayurveda treatment. It is the only state in the nation which shows more female ratio in comparison to the males in the last decade. It has 38852 Km square of the area. It has a total population of 3.34 crores as per the Census 2011 which reflects a rise in the count in comparison to 2001 decade. Out of total population male count is 16,027,412 and female count is 17,378,649.The growth percentage of the decade is 4.91 % and 2.76% contribution in the overall population of the country.
7. West Bengal:
West Bengal comes on the 7th in the list of the highest population Density states of the nation. It is also ranked among the most populated states across the world. The state has wide culture and heritage which is reflected in literature to politics of the state. Hinduism is religion followed in the state. It has 88752 Km square of the area. As per the data computed by the Census department the state has 9.13 crores of the population out of which male and female count is 46,809,027 and 44,467,088 respectively. The state has recorded an overall growth percentage of 13.84%, which is less in comparison to the last decade percentage which was 17.84%. The state contributes 7.54% in the overall population of India.
Bihar, one of the famous state of Northern India. As per records, the state has an alarming rise in population in recent years. The government also, taken many efforts to control it, but still not significant improvements has been found. As per the data published, Bihar comes on the 6th position in the list of the highest density states of the nation. It has 94163 Km square of the area. It has a population count of 10.41 Crores out of which 104,099,452 are male, and 49,821,295 are female count. The total population increase in the decade since 2001 is approx 25.42%.Presently the population of Bihar contributes 8.60 % of the total population of India.
Lakshadweep, named defines a group of islands is one of the union territories of India. It has the least populated and has the smallest area too. Census 2011 records state that the Lakshadweep state has 64 thousand population out of which 64,473 is male count and 33,123 is female count. The population growth in comparison to last decade is recorded as 6.30% and it contributes 0.01 percent in a total population of India. It has 30 Km square of the area.
4. Daman and Diu:
Daman and Diu an area which has a mixed culture from a state like Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Goa. These are two separate regions which make one union territory when combined. The states come to the 4th position in the list with 30 Km square of an area. Census 2011 records state that the state has 2.45 Lakh populations out of which 150,301 is male count and 92,946 is female count. The population growth in comparison to last decade is recorded as 53.76%, and it contributes 0.02 percent in a total population of India.
A French culture influenced state which blends its culture with southern India attraction people due to its natural beauty. Various languages are spoken in the state like French, Malayalam, and Telegu. In this union territory, more population lives in the urban area in comparison to the rural ones. As per Census 2011 records, the population of Puducherry has recorded 12.48 Lakhs out of which 612,511 is male count, and 635,442 is female count. The overall growth in population is 28.08 percent in comparison to a previous decade which was 20.56%. Puducherry contributes 0.10 percent in a total population of the country.
Chandigarh comes on the second rank in the list. It has 114 Km square of the area. As per the Census records the population of Chandigarh state is counted as 10.55 lakhs out of which 580,663 is male count and 474,787 is female count. The decade growth of population in the state is approximately 17.19%. The contribution of Chandigarh with a total population of India is 0/.9%. It is a beautifully planned and organized city which attracts a lot of people across the country. It has a blend of Punjab and Haryana state which makes it unique in culture.
As per the data published, Delhi topped the list of the highest density states of the nation. It is the capital of India which makes it an attraction for students, businessman, and working class resulting in the blend of different cultures. It is one of the most famous cities of the world with Natives from different parts of the county and world wide too. The total area of Delhi region is approx 1483 Km square. It has a population count of 1.68 Crores out of which 8,987,326 are male, and 7,800,615 are female count. The total population increase in the decade since 2001 is approx 21.21%.Presently the population of Delhi contributes 1.39% of the total population of India. The population of the state is increasing due to factors like presence of Government officials, Corporate and business opportunity in the city.
So this is the summarized list of the Top 10 Highest Population Density States of India. The list is prepared on the basis of records of Census 2011. The ranking is done in the area in a particular state and population of the state in the decade.
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