Steep fall in child sex ratio and population in the 0-6 age-group in Census 2011 has brought back the spotlight on pre-natal sex determination by couples in Orissa.

LUCKNOW: Raising questions on the efficacy of government intervention to prevent female foeticide in Uttar Pradesh, Census 2011 data has registered a steep decline of 14 point in the state's child

Notwithstanding several measures taken by the Government to secure the future of children, particularly the girl child, there has been a decline in the child population in Uttar Pradesh.

In Assam, where the social status of women is high in comparison to some other states, the female population recorded a growth rate of 19.7 per cent during the last decade compared to 18.2 per cent

Guwahati, May 23: Minority-dominated Dhubri district has recorded the highest population growth rate in Assam while Kokrajhar has recorded the lowest, according to the 2011 census, the final findin

The final Census data has brought out an overall improvement in sex ratio in the state from 968 to 972 over a decade, but a declining trend in the rural areas is a cause of concern.

The 2011 Census has brought both good and bad news for Gurgaon. The fast developing city, according to census figures, has the highest literacy rate and the worst sex ratio in the state.

Most districts of South Haryana have fared poorly on the sex ratio, final population figures of Census 2011 for the State released on Wednesday have revealed.

The number of females has increased over the past ten years in Tripura with sex ratio standing at 960 against per thousand males, according to final census report-2011.

SHILLONG: Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma on Friday expressed serious concern over the decline in the agricultural work force in the State.