Indian States and Union Territories by Population (as per 2011)

India is the 2nd most populous country in the world after China.

Currently, there are a total of 29 States and 7 Union Territories in India where a total of 1,21,05,69,573 people reside as per the population calculation in 2011.

According to a prediction, the population of India was 133.92 crores in 2017 and the population of China was 138.64 crores in 2017. The population of India is growing so fast that it will overtake China in the few coming years.

In this blog post, I will be ranking all the states and union territories as per the population and also sharing some other useful information like Density (people / sq. km) and Sex Ratio about them.

So, here we go…

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States and Union Territories of India by Population

In the following list, I’ve included States and UT along with their rank, population, density, and sex ratio.

RankState/Union
Territory
Population
(%)
DensitySex Ratio
1
Uttar Pradesh199,812,341
(16.51%)
828/sq km (2,140/sq mi)912
2
Maharashtra112,374,333
(9.28%)
365/sq km (950/sq mi)929
3
Bihar104,099,452
(8.6%)
1,102/sq km (2,850/sq mi)918
4
West Bengal91,276,115
(7.54%)
1,029/sq km (2,670/sq mi)953
5
Madhya Pradesh72,626,809
(6%)
236/sq km (610/sq mi)931
6
Tamil Nadu72,147,030
(5.96%)
555/sq km (1,440/sq mi)996
7
Rajasthan68,548,437
(5.66%)
201/sq km (520/sq mi)928
8
Karnataka61,095,297
(5.05%)
319/sq km (830/sq mi)973
9
Gujarat60,439,692
(4.99%)
308/sq km (800/sq mi)919
10
Andhra Pradesh49,577,103
(4.08%)
303/sq km (780/sq mi)993
11
Odisha41,974,218
(3.47%)
269/sq km (700/sq mi)979
12
Telangana35,003,674
(2.89%)
312/sq km (810/sq mi)988
13
Kerala33,406,061
(2.76%)
859/sq km (2,220/sq mi)1084
14
Jharkhand32,988,134
(2.73%)
414/sq km (1,070/sq mi)948
15
Assam31,205,576
(2.58%)
397/sq km (1,030/sq mi)958
16
Punjab27,743,338
(2.29%)
550/sq km (1,400/sq mi)895
17
Chhattisgarh25,545,198
(2.11%)
189/sq km (490/sq mi)991
18
Haryana25,351,462
(2.09%)
573/sq km (1,480/sq mi)879
19
Jammu and Kashmir12,541,302
(1.04%)
57/sq km (150/sq mi)889
20
Uttarakhand10,086,292
(0.83%)
189/sq km (490/sq mi)963
21
Himachal Pradesh6,864,602
(0.57%)
123/sq km (320/sq mi)972
22
Tripura3,673,917
(0.3%)
350/sq km (910/sq mi)960
23
Meghalaya2,966,889
(0.25%)
132/sq km (340/sq mi)989
24
Manipur2,570,390
(0.21%)
122/sq km (320/sq mi)992
25
Nagaland1,978,502
(0.16%)
119/sq km (310/sq mi)931
26
Goa1,458,545
(0.12%)
394/sq km (1,020/sq mi)973
27
Arunachal Pradesh1,383,727
(0.11%)
17/sq km (44/sq mi)938
28
Mizoram1,097,206
(0.09%)
52/sq km (130/sq mi)976
29
Sikkim610,577
(0.05%)
86/sq km (220/sq mi)890
NCT
Delhi16,787,941
(1.39%)
11,297/sq km (29,260/sq mi)868
UT1
Puducherry1,247,953
(0.1%)
2,598/sq km (6,730/sq mi)1037
UT2
Chandigarh1,055,450
(0.09%)
9,252/sq km (23,960/sq mi)818
UT3
Andaman and
Nicobar Islands
380,581
(0.03%)
46/sq km (120/sq mi)876
UT4
Dadra and Nagar
Haveli
343,709
(0.03%)
698/sq km (1,810/sq mi)774
UT5
Daman and Diu243,247
(0.02%)
2,169/sq km (5,620/sq mi)618
UT6
Lakshadweep64,473
(0.01%)
2,013/sq km (5,210/sq mi)946
TotalIndia1210569573382/sq km (990/sq mi)943

The total population of India as per the calculation of 2011 is 1210569573 and the density & sex ratio are 990/sq mi & 943 respectively.

That’s it.

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