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According to the 2011 census, what is the average population density of India?
1. 382 people per square kilometer
2. 150 people per square kilometer
3. 458 people per square kilometer
4. 625 people per square kilometer

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : 382 people per square kilometer

The correct answer is 382 people per square kilometer.

  • The records of population density 2011 of India state that the density 2011 has increased from a figure of 325 to 382 per square kilometer.
  • Bihar is that the most thickly populated state (1106 persons/sq km.) followed by west Bengal-1028 and Kerala 860.
  • Population density increased at the speed of 17.54 from 2001 to 2011.

  • The density of the population was decreased between 2001 and 2011.
  • NCT of Delhi with a population density Of 11, 297 is the most thickly populated UT. Among the states, Bihar is on the top of the list with a population density of 1,102 in 2011. 
  • One of the important indices of population concentration is the density of population.
  • It is defined as the number of persons per sq km.

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