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Growth Of Urban Population

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According to the 2001 Census, the total urban population is 285.35 million, which accounts for 27.78 per cent of the total population. While the total population in the country increased by 21.34 per cent in 1991-2001, urban population grew by 31.36 per cent during the same period. However the decadal growth rate in urban population of 31.36% is moderate component to growth rate achieved in earlier two decades. The year wise growth of urban population is shown in the table.
Chief Data Officer
Name: Dr. Ashok A. Sonkusare
Joint Adviser (S&T)
Ministry/State/Department: NITI Aayog/Planning Commission
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Yojana Bhawan, Sansad Marg, New Delhi - 110001