Rural and Urban sex ratio in India

As of 2011 India census – 83,30,87,662 people live in rural India. 42,79,17,052 of them are males & 40,51,70,610 of are females. Female sex ratio in rural India is 947 women in every 1000 men. In urban India the ratio drops to 926 women in every 1000 men.

Only 3 states and 1 Union Territory out of 27 states and 7 UTs in India has higher Rural and Urban female sex ratio than male.

States where rural female sex ratio is higher than or equal to male are:

Kerala- 1,077
Puduchhery UT – 1,029
Chhatishgarh – 1,002
Uttarakhand – 1,000

States where Urban female sex ratio is higher than or equal to male are:

Kerala- 1,091
Puduchhery UT – 1,043
Manipur – 1038
Mizoram – 1000

Chandigarh has the lowest rural sex ratio in India. Female sex ratio in rural Chandigarh is only 691. NCT of Delhi also has very low both rural and urban female sex ratio. It is 847 in rural and 867 in urban NCT of Delhi. Daman & Diu(UT) has the lowest urban female sex ratio of only 550 women in every 1000 men.

Growth of Rural and Urban sex ratio in India

After last census in 2001 sex ratio in urban India has grown quite impressively but it has almost no change in rural India. In 2001 census rural India had a female sex ratio of 946 which increased by 1 and it is now 947 females per 1000 males. Urban India had a sex ratio of 900 at 2001 and it increased by 26 and reached 926 females per 1000 males in 2011.

State wise Rural and Urban sex ratio in India as per 2011 Census

SrState/UT#R - TotalR - MaleR - FemaleR - Sex ratioU - TotalU - MaleU - FemaleU - Sex ratio
INDIA833087662427917052405170610947377105760195807196181298564926
1JAMMU & KASHMIR913482048096194325201899341410618559421558164840
2HIMACHAL PRADESH616780531022623065543988688704371630317074853
3PUNJAB17316800908646682303349061038743655483534839083872
4CHANDIGARH #2900417155118496911025682563127462555821
5UTTARAKHAND7025583351245635131271000309116916417221449447883
6HARYANA1653149387910367740457880882158847140944107494871
7NCT OF DELHI #4193192270001923198471633391687494107584506867
8RAJASTHAN5154023626680882248593549321708077689392048141572911
9UTTAR PRADESH1551110228104465574066367914444704552355176020918695888
10BIHAR9207502847983851440911779191172960962014965528113891
11SIKKIM4559622421222138408831517267953972187908
12ARUNACHAL PRADESH1069165554304514861929313446165928147518889
13NAGALAND1406861724595682266942573741301112272629905
14MANIPUR18996249662649333609668221324035004186321038
15MIZORAM5290372713192577189505619772810202809571000
16TRIPURA271005113855051324546956960981486362474619976
17MEGHALAYA236897111947571174214983595036297911297125997
18ASSAM267805161368973913090777956438875622651882123568937
19WEST BENGAL622136763190414430309532950291340601502324514110815939
20JHARKHAND250369461277546812261478960792929241562203773072908
21ORISSA349512341758485917366375988699612436168193379305934
22CHHATTISGARH19603658979251498111441002593653830354012901137956
23MADHYA PRADESH52537899271424092539549093620059666104705119589155916
24GUJARAT346708171780297516867842947257128111367930712033504880
25DAMAN & DIU #60331323172801486718258011778364797550
26DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI #18302498250847748631598299492864901684
27MAHARASHTRA615454413159358029951861948508275312676781724059714899
28ANDHRA PRADESH563117882821976028092028995283537451429012114063624984
29KARNATAKA375525291901099818541531975235781751204674411531431957
30GOA551414276121275293997906309464590441719951
31LAKSHADWEEP #1412172286893954503082587824430944
32KERALA1745550684037069051800107715932171761758483145871091
33TAMIL NADU371892291866370118525528993349497291749517017454559998
34PUDUCHERRY #39434119438819995310298501234160974340261043
35A & N ISLANDS #2444111306471137648711355337168363850891
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