Ranking of States and Union Territories as per the Census 2011 and 2001

 

India comprises of 29 states and 7 Union territories.  Below are shown the statewise ranking in terms of population in 2001 and 2011 . The tables also depicts the population in percent.  As at the time of census of 2011 Telengana was not formed, it includes data of combined state Andhra Pradesh

 

Rank  in 2011

State/Union Territory

Percent to total Population of India (as per 2011 census)

Rank  in 2001

1 Uttar Pradesh 0.29 1
2 Maharashtra 9.29 2
3 Bihar 8.58 3
4 West Bengal 7.55 4
5 Andhra Pradesh and Telelgana 7 5
6 Madhya Pradesh 6 7
7 Tamil Nadu 5.96 6
8 Rajasthan 5.67 8
9 Karnataka 5.05 9
10 Gujaraat 4.99 10
11 Odisha 3.47 11
12 Kerla 2.76 12
13 Jharkhand 2.72 13
14 Assam 2.58 14
15 Punjab 2.29 15
16 Chhattisgarh 2.11 17
17 Haryana 2.09 16
18 Delhi 1.38 18
19 Jammu and Kashmir 1.04 19
20 Uttarakhand 0.84 20
21 Himachal Pradesh 0.57 21
22 Tripura 0.3 22
23 Meghalaya 0.24 23
24 Manipur 0.22 24
25 Nagaland 0.16 25
26 Goa 0.12 26
27 Arunachal Pradesh 0.11 27
28 Puducherry 0.1 28
29 Mizoram 0.09 28
30 Chandigarh 0.09 29
31 Sikkim 0.05 31
32 Andaman and Nicobara Islands 0.03 32
33 Dadra and Nagar Haveli 0.03 33
34 Daman and Diu 0.02 34
35 Lakshadweep 0.01 35