Odisha cracks down on pre-birth gender tests

As per Census 2011, Odisha now has 934 girls under six years old for every 1,000 boys in that age range.

Female foeticide: Death before birth

Recently, incidences of female foeticide were reported from Beed district in Maharashtra.

`In Assam 44% use banks, 54% get water at home`

Only 44.1 per cent households in Assam avail banking services, 54 per cent have access to drinking water as per the 2011 Census.

96% households in Haryana living in good houses

The Census 2011 data for Haryana has revealed that about 96 per cent of households are living in good or livable houses.

Mumbai is India’s most populous city

Mumbai is India`s most populated city with over 1.84 crore people, followed closely by Delhi with 1.63 crore.

Census fanbase - 20K and counting!

Census 2011 is logged on 24x7 on Facebook with live updates, comments and responses.

MP population estimated at 7.25 cr

The total population of Madhya
Pradesh as per provisional figures for the 2011 census stood
at 7,25,97,565 (7.25 cr), large chunk of which stays in rural

Nepal deploys 46,500 enumerators for Census 2011

Nepal has deployed 46,500 enumerators, including 8,500 supervisors, across the country for the National Census 2011, which began on Friday.

‘Chinese population ageing and expanding rapidly’

Chinese census 2011 shows that the country’s aging population is rising.

Click a pic, join Census 2011 photography contest

The Census of India is holding a photography contest, details of which have been put on its Facebook page `Census 2011`.

Sachin, Priyanka Chopra to promote Census 2011

Cricket maestro Sachin
Tendulkar and Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra will encourage
people to be counted in Census 2011 when they appear in
television spots.

2nd phase of Census begins, Prez counted first

The second phase, called the Population Enumeration
phase is being conducted simultaneously all
over the country till February 28 and the entire exercise
would be completed by March 5.

Census 2011 will cover illegal immigrants too

The Census 2011 will cover all
people living in India, including illegal immigrants from

Census 2011: Transgenders included for first time

Transgenders are being counted for the first time ever in a separate category in the 2011 Census, dubbed as an "empowering" step by the marginalised community which finally sees itself being recognised as part of citizenry.

Census 2011 to be launched in Gujarat from Apr 21

The Census 2011 will be
launched in Gujarat on April 21 with Governor Dr Kamla and
Chief Minister Narendra Modi as first two citizens to be
enumerated in the census register.