Female Sex Ratio in India

Female Sex Ratio Map of India

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*The Map showing the Female Sex Ratio in India as per Census 2011.

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What do we mean by Female Sex Ratio?

Female sex ratio commonly known as sex ratio is the number of females per every 1000 males in a given place. It, again, is recalculated based on the age groups like 0 years to 6 years or 6 years and above. The number of female in the age group of 0 years to 6 years is termed as child sex ratio.

Where does Female Sex Ratio in India stand in Census 2011?

As per the latest Census in the year 2011, the total female sex ratio in India is 940 per 1000 males and the female child sex ratio is 944 girl children per every 1000 boy children of the same age group. The overall female sex ratio has increased by 0.75 % in the Census 2011 as compared to the previous Census of 2001.

Female Sex Ratio in different parts of India in Census 2011

As per the provisional report generated by the Census of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, some of the Union Territories like Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu has shown a negative trend in respect of the female sex ratio. The state and Union Territories showing a negative trend in Census 2011 are:
  • Jammu & Kashmir: 1.01 %
  • Daman and Diu: 4.56 %
  • Dadra and Nagar Haveli: 12.96 %
The Census 2011 report even reflects that some of the major parts of India are at an alarming position. This includes one state and four union territories. The report was published based on the available data till 0:00 hours of 31st March, 2011 in India. The details of the bottom five states or Union Territories showing a decrease in the female sex ratio can be checked from the following table:


Delhi though has shown a positive trend of 5.48 %, still got featured in the list of states, which have lowest female sex ratio in India. Same with Chandigarh, where the female sex ratio increased by 5.28 %, but still is considered as one of the bottom contributor in the field of female sex ration in the nation. Besides these, the Indian states and Union Territories like Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Mizoram and many more grew by 4 %.

The five states or Union Territories that showed a good registered growth of the female sex ratio in India are


Comparison between the overall female sex ratio of Census 2001 and Census 2011 in India

Let us have a quick look on the comparison between the overall female sex ratio of Census 2001 and Census 2011 prevalent in different states of India.


To have an overview of the comparison between the female sex ratio of Census 2001 and Census 2011 prevalent in different Union Territories of India.


Last Updated on : 7/06/2013




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