Population Density in India
The population density of India increased in all States and Union Territories between 1991 and 2011. The population density of our country in 2011 was 382 per square kilometre. Population density is defined as the number of persons per unit area.
The sex ratio in India was 972 at the beginning of the twentieth century. It was 919 females per thousand males as per the census of 2011. On the other hand, the population of the country as on 1 March 2011 stood at 1,210.9 million which was increased by more than 181 million during the decade 2001-2011.