Which State has the Highest Sex Ratio?

By Harshal Vispute|Updated : August 16th, 2022

Kerala has India's highest sex ratio. India has a sex ratio of 940 girls for every 1000 males, whereas Kerala has a sex ratio of 1058 females for every 1000 males. People in Kerala are educated, hence there is little difference between a girl child and a boy child. Thus, there is no female foeticide and a balanced sex ratio. The ratio of females to males in a population is referred to as the "sex ratio." The National Family Health Surveys (NFHS), the Civil Registration System, the Sample Registration System, and the Health Management Information System have all been used in India to assess the sex ratio.

Highest Sex Ratio in India

  • According to information from the 2011 Census, there are 3.34 million people living in Kerala, up from 3.18 million in the 2001 Census. 
  • According to the 2011 census, Kerala has a total population of 33,406,061, with 16,027,412 men and 17,378,649 women. 
  • Males made up 15,468,614 of the 31,841,374 total population in 2001, while females made up 16,372,760. 
  • In comparison to the preceding decade, this decade saw a total population rise of 4.91%. 
  • Kerala accounts for 2.76% of India's population as of 2011. The percentage was 3.10% in 2001. 
  • According to recent census data from Kerala, 90.67% of homes are owned while 7.31% are rented. 
  • Kerala has 68.45% of its couples living in single families overall. 74.24% of the population of Uttar Pradesh had access to banking and non-banking finance corporations in 2011.
  • The lowest sex ratio in India right now is in Haryana, where it is only 879, while Kerala has the greatest sex ratio (1084).
  • Among all the Indian union territories, Daman and Diu have the lowest sex ratio (618) and Puducherry has the highest sex ratio (1037).
  • The only two union territories with a sex ratio of more than 900 females per 1,000 males are Puducherry and Lakshadweep.

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  • The highest sex ratio in India is in the state of Kerala. According to the 2011 census, it has a 1084:1 sex ratio. Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, and Andhra Pradesh are the states that follow them. The least sex ratio is in Haryana (879).

  • In Indian states, Haryana has the lowest sex ratio (877), while Daman and Diu, a union territory, have the lowest sex ratio (618). Of all the Indian states, Kerala has the highest sex ratio with 1084.

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