Census of India 1991 [electronic resource] Series 1, India.

Data file
New Delhi, India : Office of the Registrar General, [2000?]
Computer data and program.


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Statistics [Browse]
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A Series: Population Tables - This series provides basic population tables of the 1991 Census at different levels of presentation. There are in all 16 Tables in this series. B Series: Economic Tables - The data on main workers, marginal workers, non workers and non workers seeking work are presented in this series of tables. Data on classification of main and marginal workers by industrial classification of work, occupation, age and educational level, non workers by main activity, age and educational level, and those seeking work by age, educational level and whether they have worked before are available. There are in all 31 Tables in this series. C Series: Socio-Cultural Tables - This series of tables give the data on age, marital status, educational level, school attendance, mother tongue, bilingualism, trilingualism and religion. Data on marital status, educational level and school attendance are available cross classified by age groups while data on school attendance in the age group 5-19 years has also been classified by work participation. There are in all 16 Tables in this series. D Series: Migration Tables - Data on migration characteristics like place of birth, place of last residence, reason for migration and duration of residence at the place of enumeration are available through these tables. Data on educational level, economic activity and age distribution of the migrants are also available in these tables. There are in all 17 Tables in this series. F Series: Fertility Tables - This series of tables provide data on female age at marriage, number of children ever born and number of children surviving to ever married women and birth to currently married women during the last year. Data on age at marriage have been classified by duration of marriage while all other data are classified by age of the woman. At state level data are also available by religion, educational level and work status of the woman. There are in all 32 Tables in this series. H Series : Housing and Household Amenities - These tables give information on housing and household amenities, viz., the type of material used for construction; tenure status, number of rooms and household size; availability of electricity, drinking water supply (by source) and toilet facilities to the household and type of fuel used for cooking. There are in all 17 Tables in this series. SC ST Series: Tables on Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes - These tables give information on the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes population of the country. Most of the tables are generated at State/District level. The tables provide population, demographic and socio-cultural characteristics of the group on individual Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
"All the 111 tables based on the 1991 Census at Country, State or Union Territory and District level are available. In some cases, the Village or Ward (in Town) level data is also available."--Census of India Web page.
A series: Population tables -- B series: Economic tables -- C series: Socio-cultural tables -- D series: Migration tables -- F series: Fertility tables -- H series: Housing and household amenities -- SCST series: Tables on scheduled castes and scheduled tribes.
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