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Census of India

In this Census of India, we get information about different things in India. Here students will learn about the census, population census, the population census of India, population census 2011, etc. This content also connects students with the mathematical concept of large numbers and vertical bar graphs.

What Is Census?

Census is defined as the process of collecting and recording information about a group of populations.

It is a survey of the total population set at an expected time concerning well-defined characteristics.

Population Census:

The most common census of India used is the population census.

Other censuses include:

  • Housing Census
  • Agriculture Census
  • Traditional Culture Census
  • Traffic Census
  • Traditional Culture Census.

The Population Census of India delivers information based on the region's human resources, demography, culture, and economic structure.

All this information is essential for the government as it helps to decide and distribute the funds and assistance to the state and locality.

Population Census of India:

  • In India, the first Census was conducted over 8 years. It started in 1865 and ended in 1872. The year 1872 is considered the first Indian population census year.
  • In 2011, the last Census in India was held. This was the 15th Indian Census.

Population Census 2011:

  • Uttar Pradesh was the most populated state in India, with 199,812,341 populations.
  • Sikkim was the least populated state in India, with a 610,577 population.

Delhi Population 2011 Census:

Terms 2011 2001
Area (In km square) 1,483 1,483
Male 89,87,326 76,07,234
Female 78,00,615 62,43,273
Male Child 10,75,440 10,79,618
Female Child 9,37,014 9,37,231
Total Literates 1,27,37,767 96,64,764
Male Literates 71,94,856 57,00,847

Operation on Large Numbers Class 5

Question 1:

From the Given Census, Calculate the Total Number of Population of Children in the Years 2011 and 2001.

Answer 1:

Step 1:In the year 2011.

Number of male children = 10,75,440
Number of female children = 9,37,014
Total number of children = 10,75,440 + 9,37,014

10,75,440
+ 9,37,014
20,12,454

Therefore, there were Twenty lakh twelve thousand four hundred and fifty-four children in 2011.

Step 2:In the year 2011.

Number of male children = 10,79,618
Number of female children = 9,37,231
Total number of children = 10,79,618 + 9,37,231

10,75,440
+ 9,37,231
20,16,849

Therefore, there were Twenty lakh sixteen thousand eight hundred and forty-nine children in 2001.

Question 2:

In Which Year Did the Children Population Were Less and by How Much?

Answer 2:

Number of children population in the year 2011 = 20,12,454
Number of children population in the year 2001 = 20,16,849
As 20,12,454 < 20,16,849, the children population was less in 2011.
Subtract 20,12,454 from 20,16,849 to get the difference.

20,16,849
- 20,12,454
4,395

Hence, the year 2011 has Four thousand three hundred ninety-five fewer children population than the year 2001.

Question 3:

How Many Female Literates Were There in the Years 2011 and 2001?

Answer 3:

Step 1:In the year 2011.

Total number of literates = 1,27,37,767
Number of male literates = 71,94,856
Number of female literates = 1,27,37,767 – 71,94,856

1,27,37,767
- 71,94,856
55,42,911

Therefore, there were Fifty-five lakh forty-two thousand nine hundred eleven female literates in 2011.

Step 2:In the year 2011.

Total number of literates = 96,64,764
Number of male literates = 57,00,847
Number of female literates = 96,64,764 – 57,00,847

96,64,764
- 57,00,847
39,63,917

Therefore, there were Thirty-nine lakh sixty-three thousand nine hundred seventeen female literates in 2001.

Question 4:

How Many Illiterates Were There in the Year 2001?

Answer 4:

Step 1:

Number of male populations = 76,07,234
Number of female populations = 62,43,273
Total population = 76,07,234 + 62,43,273

76,07,234
+ 62,43,273
1,38,50,507

Step 2:

Total number of populations = 1,38,50,507
Total number literates = 96,64,764
Number of illiterates = 1,38,50,507 – 96,64,764

1,38,50,507
- 96,64,764
41,85,743

Hence, there were Forty-one lakh eighty-five thousand seven hundred forty-three illiterates in 2001.

Vertical Bar Graph

Question 5:

Draw a Bar Graph to Represent the Given Data for the Year 2011.
Take 1 Unit = 10,00,000

Answer 5:

Vertical Bar Graph

Question 6:

Draw a Bar Graph to Represent the Given Data for the Year 2001.
Take 1 Unit = 10,00,000

Answer 5:

Vertical Bar Graph
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