India has witnessed a population growth from 1028.7 million in 2001 to 1210.2 million
in 2011. From 2001 to 2011 the increase in rural population is 90.5 million while for the urban
population it is 91.0 million. In 2011, Uttar Pradesh has recorded the highest rural population
at 155,111,022 while the lowest rural population is seen in Lakshadweep at 14,121. The urban
population figures indicate that Maharashtra has the maximum urban population at 50,827,531
while the minimum is seen in Lakshadweep at 50,308.