AHMEDABAD: Gujarat's child sex ratio (CSR) in the 0-6 age group has improved by seven points from 883 in 2001 to 890 in 2011.

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

The population of Bangalore grew by about 30 lakh in 10 years, but its social indicators nosedived.

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.

Mumbai: Mumbai witnessed a 44% rise in the number of abortions last year, data from the city’s municipal body has shown.While 19,701 abortions were registered in 2011, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corpor

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.

Data for trends in contraceptive use and need are necessary to guide programme and policy decisions and to monitor progress towards Millennium Development Goal 5, which calls for universal access to contraceptive services. The researchers therefore aimed to estimate trends in contraceptive use and unmet need in developing countries in 2003, 2008, and 2012 .

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The state government has decided to dedicate the year 2013 to its daughters as the gap between male-female ratio continues to be wide in some districtsa such as Jammu, Samba and Kathua even though