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Top 5 highest populated states in India

Top 5 highest populated states in India

In the whole world India is the second most populated country after China but it seems that India can surpass china in population growth.

If we are discussing about Top 5 highest populated states in India than we can predict our population growth, how population is increasing day by day.

List of Top 5 highest populated states in India

Uttar Pradesh (UP)

Uttar Pradesh is the most populous state in India, with 199,581,477 people as of March 1, 2011.

The state contributes 16.16 percent of the population to the country.

The population density is 828 people per square kilometer, which makes it one of the most densely populated states in the country.

Maharashtra

According to the provisional results of the 2011 national census, Maharashtra is the second most populated state in India with a population of 112,374,333 (9.28% of the population of India) of which men and women are 58,243,056 and 54,131,277 respectively.

According to the 2011 census, Hinduism was the main religion in the state with 79.8 percent of the total population, while Muslims constituted 11.5 percent.

Bihar

According to the 2011 Census, Bihar is the third most populous state in India with a population of 104,099,452 (54,278,157 men and 49,821,295 women).

For the most part, the population of Bihar is classified according to religion, caste and social lineage, and language, rather than by specific ethnic affiliation.

According to the 2011 census, 82.7% of Bihar’s population practiced Hinduism, while 16.9% followed Islam.

West Bengal

According to the provisional results of the 2011 national census, West Bengal is the fourth most populous state in India with a population of 91,347,736 (7.55 percent of the population of India).

The state contributes with 7.8 percent of the population of India. The Hindu population of West Bengal is 64,385,546, while the Muslim population is 24,654,825, according to the 2011 census.

Andhra Pradesh

As of the 2011 Indian Census, the state had a population of 49,386,799 with a population density of 308 / km2 (800 / sq mi).

The total population constitutes 70.4% of the rural population with 34,776,389 inhabitants and 29.6% of the urban population. With 14,610,410 inhabitants.

The general population of the state comprises 17.1 percent of the scheduled caste and 5.3 percent of the scheduled tribe population.

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