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Proportion Of Urban Population And Total Population

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The Provisional Census Data of the 2001 Census reveals several significant facets of urbanization over the last decade. Of the 1.02 billion population, 285 million or 27.8 per cent live in the urban areas which comprise 5,161 towns, an increase of 2.1 per cent over the proportion of urban population in the 1991 Census. The data refers to the proportion of urban population to total population between 1961 and 2001.
Chief Data Officer
Name: Dr. Ashok A. Sonkusare
Joint Adviser (S&T)
Ministry/State/Department: NITI Aayog/Planning Commission
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