Ahmedabad: Heart disease is the deadliest killer in Gujarat.

Kerala and Tamil Nadu have the highest median ages

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Tribal population, 07/12/2015. Based on Census 2011, conducted by the Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India, State/ UT -wise details of population of Scheduled Tribes (ST) and their percentage in each State/ UT are given at Annexure.

The growth rate of the Muslim population has consistently declined or remained constant since 1971 till 2011, with the only exception being the 10-year period ended 1991.

Madhya Pradesh is home to second largest number of manual scavengers in the country with about 23,000 people still making a living out of it according to census data of 2011 released recently.

RAIPUR: Chhattisgarh's disabled population has witnessed a whopping rise of 48% from 2001 to 2011 with the number of disabled going up from 4.19 lakh to 6.24 lakh during the period.

For the first time, trends point to suburbanisation

PANAJI: The slums in the state are located in Ponda, Margao and Mormugao, but the area with the port town holds 90% of the slum population in the state.

Though there is a fair understanding of the ways in which India's population is changing as well as of the social and economic implications of these changes, little attention has so far been paid to its possible environmental impact. This article attempts to understand how the changing demographic trends have affected the environment and seeks to identify measures both to mitigate environmental damage as well as increase resource use efficiency.