Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Mizoram gender ratio perhaps best in country:Min


Aizawl, Apr 6 (PTI) Mizoram has a gender ratio of 975 females to every 1000 males, perhaps the best sex ratio in the country, State Home Minister R Lalzirliana said today.
Mizoram has a population of 10,91,014 comprising 5,52,339 males and 5,38,675 females, he said, while releasing the Provisional Census Report 2011 for the state.
Decadal growth rate of the state's population was 22.78 per cent against the decadal rate of the country which stood at 17.64 per cent and density of population was 52 persons per sq km as against 42 persons per sq km in the 2001 Census.
Literacy percentage of Mizoram increased by 2.78 per cent compared to 2001 Census but Lakshadweep became the second most literate state, the position held by the state since 2001 and Mizoram now stood at the third position, the report said.


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