GUWAHATI, July 27 – The Census of India-2011 Provisional Population Totals (Rural-Urban Distribution Assam) which was released on Monday has recorded a decadal urbanisation growth of 27.61, which i

The census of India’s poor began on June 29 in Tripura, in the Northeast, with a methodology Jairam Ramesh, who was made Union rural development minister in the recent reshuffle, didn’t get a chanc

KOCHI: With 11 municipalities and a municipal corporation, Ernakulam tops the list of the most urbanised districts in Kerala with 68.07 percent of its residents living in urban areas, according to Census 2011 findings.

Of the total population of 32,79,860 in the coastal district, 22,32,564 live in urban areas, according to the Directorate of Census Operations, Kerala.

The rural population of the state has dropped to 66.51 per cent in 2011 census compared with the 72.7 per cent in 2001 census.

Experts differ on why and on what this means; want data on migration, development parameters.

More of the countryside is turning into towns and more village folk are moving to cities.

Urbanisation was the most significant between 1991 and 2001: data

Nearly half the population of Tamil Nadu live in urban areas, as the State continues to maintain its status as one of the country's most urbanised ones.

The country's population now stands at 14.23 crore, which is 1.8 crore more than a decade ago.

The population of Bangladesh now stands at 14, 23,19,000, according to the preliminary report on Population and Housing Census, 2011 revealed on Saturday.

Census 2011:
Rapid urbanisation sees dip in numbers since the last headcount
Of the 6.11 crore population in Karnataka, 61.43 per cent live in rural areas, but their number has drastically declined since the last Census, giving an indication of the increased preference of the people to shift to cities.

According to the Census of India