Census data on marital status of ST population released

The Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India has published the 2011 census data on the marital status of Scheduled Tribes persons for all states and union territories by age and sex, number of women, ever married women by present age, parity and total children ever born by sex, number of surviving children and total surviving children by sex, number of births last year by sex and birth order etc.

CPI(M) asks Centre to make public caste break-up

Joining the chorus, CPI(M) Tuesday appealed the government to "immediately" release the caste breakup enumerated under the Socio Economic and Caste Census 2011, saying it will help frame policies for affirmative action.

Kaziranga National Park has over 1100 eastern swamp deer
Kaziranga National Park has over 1100 eastern swamp deer

Kaziranga National Park in Assam witnessed rise in eastern swamp deer population from last year and currently stands at 1129, according to the just concluded census.

Pakistan to conduct general census next year

Pakistan has decided to hold general census of population and housing unit from March next year after a gap of 17 years, officials said on Thursday.

Muslim population in India rose by 24% during 2001-11
Muslim population in India rose by 24% during 2001-11

Muslim population in India has grown by 24 percent between 2001 and 2011 against national average of 18 per cent with the community's representation rising to 14.2 percent from 13.4 percent of total population.

Religion-based census data may be released soon

The latest religion-based census data, compiled till 2011 but not released by the previous UPA government, may be now be made public shortly.

Caste-based census important to ensure social justice: Karunanidhi ​

A day after Supreme Court set aside a Madras High Court order directing the Centre to conduct caste-based census, DMK president M Karunanidhi on Saturday urged the Union Government to factor in the necessity of holding such an exercise.

Phone call data can accurately map population

Population maps based on anonymous mobile phone call record data can be as accurate as those based on censuses, finds research.

Kolkata also a victim of urban sprawl!

Over the past 30 years, Kolkata has added 8 sq km of built-up area every year and according to recent research, the Metro is no exception to the global urbanisation trends.

Centre deliberately suppressing Census figures: Vardhan

BJP Friday accused the Congress-led UPA Government of deliberately not releasing Census figures as it was afraid that poor economic condition of the Muslim community under its rule would be exposed.

Tensions as Myanmar embarks on first census in 30 years

Tens of thousands of census-takers fanned out across Myanmar on Sunday to gather data for a rare snapshot of the former junta-ruled nation that is already stoking sectarian tensions.

Female decadal growth higher than men in Arunachal

Arunachal Pradesh recorded women`s decadal growth rate higher than that of men during the decade 2001-11.

Dreams come true for some at slums in India!

Dreaming a good life comes naturally to one and all. Just that everyone does not get to fulfill his or her dreams!

Census helps justifiable fund allocations: J&K Home minister

Jammu and Kashmir home minister Nasir Aslam Wani on Wednesday said accurate census helps in justifiable fund allocations to various social strata.

White British people are a minority in London: Census

Just 3.7 million Londoners described their ethnicity as `White British` in 2011 - down from 4.3 million in 2001.

SA Indians faring better than 10 yrs ago: Census

South African Indians have progressed in the past decade with their family incomes doubling, according to the latest census of the South African government.

Bosnia passes laws key to EU bid

Serb, Croat, Muslim leaders have agreed to 1st census since 1991 and to a single state-level body to coordinate EU aid programs.

Socio-economic census launched in Delhi

The socio-economic and caste
census exercise was on Wednesday launched in the national capital
with the enumeration of Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.

Socio-economic and caste Census begins in Guj

The over month-long socio-
economic and caste Census in Gujarat got underway on Monday.

Caste-based census starts in national capital

As the process of carrying out a
caste-based census kicked off in the capital on Monday, Delhi
Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit backed the effort.