Census

UK may remove compulsory identification of sex from census form

The UK is set to become one of the first countries in the world not to require its citizens to identify their sex as part of its census forms.

Oct 08, 2017, 21:06 PM IST
Pakistan's population surges to 208 million: Statistics office

Pakistan's population surges to 208 million: Statistics office

Pakistan`s population has risen to 208 million people, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics said on Friday, after the South Asian nation conducted its first census in 19 years.

Aug 25, 2017, 18:04 PM IST

Pakistan's Sikh community disappointed at being 'left out' from census

Members and leaders of the Sikh community in Peshawar expressed their disappointment at being "left out" of the national census, saying they feared their community would not be adequately represented in Pakistan`s first national headcount in 19 years.

Mar 19, 2017, 09:29 AM IST
Pakistan government to conduct first census in 19 years

Pakistan government to conduct first census in 19 years

After a hiatus of 19 years, the Pakistani Government will be conducting the sixth housing and population census beginning March 15.

Mar 13, 2017, 15:35 PM IST
Economic Survey 2017: Eight interesting facts about India

Economic Survey 2017: Eight interesting facts about India

New estimates based on railway passenger traffic data reveal annual work-related migration of about 9 million people, almost double what the 2011 Census suggests   

Jan 31, 2017, 17:28 PM IST
Divorce rates lowest among Hindus; more prevalent in Muslims, reveals latest Census data | Know details

Divorce rates lowest among Hindus; more prevalent in Muslims, reveals latest Census data | Know details

A startling data of Census has revealed many important aspects and rates of divorce and separation in various religions.

Aug 24, 2016, 13:44 PM IST
Indian student population records 30% jump, Muslims show impressive growth

Indian student population records 30% jump, Muslims show impressive growth

The population of students in India (age group 5-19 years) has recorded a 30% jump over 10 years between 2001 and 2011, a report said on Friday.

Jun 10, 2016, 10:28 AM IST

Only 4.5 percent population is graduate or above: Census

Only 4.5 percent of the population in the country is educated upto the level of graduate or above while a majority of 32.6 percent population is not even educated upto the primary school level.

Nov 06, 2015, 21:57 PM IST

RSS advocates reviewing population policy to maintain balance among communities

RSS advocates reviewing population policy to keep a balance between communities of Muslims, Christians and Hindus.

Nov 01, 2015, 14:28 PM IST

Hindu-Sikh population on decline: Baba Ramdev

Baba Ram Dev gives a big statement on population ratio where he has stated that Hindu-Sikh community is on a decline while another special community is increasing.

Aug 29, 2015, 16:19 PM IST

Rise in Muslim numbers due to 'politics of religion': Shiv Sena

The just-released Census figures are "disturbing" and the rise in the Muslim population is because of "politics of religion", the Shiv Sena has said.

Aug 27, 2015, 16:15 PM IST

'Religion census data release timed to secure gains for NDA in Bihar polls'

CPI(M) today charged that the release of census data on religion by the NDA government was "timed to derive electoral benefits" in the upcoming Bihar Assembly polls.

Aug 27, 2015, 15:01 PM IST

DNA: Hindu population down below 80%, Muslims at 14%

The latest census data on the population of religious groups, released by the Modi government on Tuesday, shows a 0.7 percent decline in the Hindu population, while a growth of 0.8 percent has been

Aug 26, 2015, 16:53 PM IST

DNA: How this Mumbai family upholds its love for Sanskrit language!

Watch how this Mumbai family has adopted Sanskrit as their only language!

Aug 04, 2015, 23:22 PM IST

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.

Jul 27, 2015, 15:01 PM IST

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.

Jul 07, 2015, 19:30 PM IST
8-10% growth, anti-poverty measures needed: FM Jaitley on Census

8-10% growth, anti-poverty measures needed: FM Jaitley on Census

The way out to eliminate deprivation, Jaitley said, "is to achieve rapid economic growth of 8-10 per cent so that good jobs are created for all Indians quickly. That is why the government is promoting investment."

Jul 05, 2015, 15:23 PM IST
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.

May 05, 2015, 14:44 PM IST

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.

Apr 30, 2015, 13:19 PM IST
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.

Jan 22, 2015, 14:22 PM IST