Rural Child Sex Ratio Map




Rural Child Sex Ratio Map

Rural Child Sex Ratio Map
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*The Map showing the Rural Child Sex Ratio in Each States in India

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What is sex ratio?



We commonly think that there is a well-maintained equilibrium in the number of males and females on this earth. There is a remarkable imbalance in male and female population in many parts of the world. This is technically known as sex ratio i.e., the number of females in every thousand males. Sex ratio at birth, migration, mortality rate etc. can cause sex differentials in the population of a given place. As per the Census 2011, India has got an overall sex ratio of 940 females per 1000 males.

Child sex ratio in India



Indian Census operations even calculated the child sex ratio. Child sex ratio means the number of girl children within the age group of 0 to 6 yrs per 1000 boys of the same age. This data is again classified in urban child sex ratio and rural child sex ratio for the purpose of overall development of the place along with the study of demographic tendency of young people, their future plans and a girl child's status.

Rural child sex ratio in India



Census 2011 shows the rural child sex ratio in India has declined from 927 in 2001 to 914 in 2011. Now this is one of the major concerns for the country. Both within India as well as among the Union Territories of the country, the rural areas of Andaman and Nicobar islands has got the highest registered child sex ratio amounting to 975 whereas, Delhi has the lowest number with 809. Among the Indian states, the prevalent rural child sex ratio is highest in Meghalaya and Chattisgarh. Both these states have a rural child sex ratio of 972 whereas; Haryana has the lowest ratio of 831.

The details of the state-wise rural child sex ratio in India along with its rural child population can be known from the table below:

States Rural Child Population Rural Child (0-6 Years) Population Percentage Rural Child Sex Ratio
MEGHALAYA 477,560 20.16 972
CHHATTISGARH 2,866,474 14.62 972
MIZORAM 91,755 17.34 966
ARUNACHAL PRADESH 164,617 15.40 964
KERALA 1,747,512 10.01 960
ASSAM 4,081,613 15.24 957
TRIPURA 354,459 13.08 955
SIKKIM 47,038 10.32 952
WEST BENGAL 7,535,228 12.11 952
JHARKHAND 4,247,095 16.96 952
KARNATAKA 4,351,788 11.59 945
ANDHRA PRADESH 5,852,284 10.39 942
ORISSA 4,335,012 12.40 939
TAMIL NADU 3,651,552 9.82 937
BIHAR 16,899,426 18.35 935
NAGALAND 214,138 15.22 932
MANIPUR 254,873 13.42 929
GOA 52,321 9.49 924
MADHYA PRADESH 8,132,745 15.48 917
HIMACHAL PRADESH 700,087 11.35 909
GUJARAT 4,676,249 13.49 906
UTTAR PRADESH 24,248,066 15.63 904
UTTARAKHAND 968,474 13.78 894
RAJASTHAN 8,319,914 16.14 886
MAHARASHTRA 7,445,853 12.10 880
JAMMU & KASHMIR 1,596,076 17.47 860
PUNJAB 1,864,484 10.77 843
HARYANA 2,242,901 13.57 831

Union Territory-wise break up of the rural child sex ratio as well as rural child population in India, at a glance:

Union Territories Rural Child Population Rural Child (0-6 Years) Population Percentage Rural Child Sex Ratio
ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS 26,547 10.86 975
DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI 27,675 15.12 961
PUDUCHERRY 42,668 10.82 957
DAMAN & DIU 7,231 11.99 925
LAKSHADWEEP 1,771 12.54 888
CHANDIGARH 4,255 14.67 862
NCT OF DELHI 55,773 13.30 809



Last Updated on 20 September 2011



 
     


     

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