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What is the percentage of population of Uttar Pradesh to India’s population as per Census 2011?
1. 14.2
2. 15.5
3. 16.16
4. 18.2

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : 16.16

The correct answer is 16.16.

  • Uttar Pradesh Population 2011:
    • Uttar Pradesh has a population of 19.98 Crores, which is 16.16% of the population of India, an increase from the figure of 16.62 Crore in the 2001 census.
    • Total population of Uttar Pradesh as per 2011 census is 199,812,341 of which male and female are 104,480,510 and 95,331,831 respectively.
    • In 2001, total population was 166,197,921 in which males were 87,565,369 while females were 78,632,552.
    • The total population growth in this decade was 20.23 percent while in the previous decade it was 25.80 percent.
    • Recently as per Uttar Pradesh census data, 94.70% of houses are owned while 4.11% were rented.
    • In all, 64.03% of couples in Uttar Pradesh lived in single-family.
    • In 2011, 72.02% of the Uttar Pradesh population had access to Banking and Non-Banking Finance Corporation.
    • Only 1.85% of Uttar Pradesh's population had an internet facility which is likely to improve in 2021.
    • 3.80% of families in Uttar Pradesh owned cars while 19.61% owned two-wheelers.

  • Uttar Pradesh Census Data:
    • Out of the total population of Uttar Pradesh, 22.27% of people live in urban regions.
    • The total figure of the population living in urban areas is 44,495,063 of which 23,487,515 are males and while the remaining 21,007,548 are females.
    • The urban population in the last 10 years has increased by 22.27 percent.
    • The sex Ratio in urban regions of Uttar Pradesh was 894 females per 1000 males.
    • For child (0-6) sex ratio the figure for the urban region stood at 885 girls per 1000 boys.
    • Total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Uttar Pradesh were 5,750,748.
    • Of the total population in the urban region, 12.92 % were children (0-6).
    • The average Literacy rate in Uttar Pradesh for Urban regions was 75.14 percent in which males were 80.45% literate while female literacy stood at 60.96%.
    • Total literates in the urban region of Uttar Pradesh were 29,112,875.

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