Friday, September 16, 2011

6. Demographics

Indore's total population as per the provisional population data for census 2011 is reported to be 19,91,000.
Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%.[20]
As per 2001 census, the city of Indore has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy was 75%, and Female literacy was 64% [21] In Indore, 12.72% of the population is under 6 years of age (as per census 2001).[20] The average annual growth rate of population is around 2.85% as per the statistics of census 2001. Hindi is the main language spoken here with Marathi and Malwi spoken as well.[citation needed]

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