Top 10 States by Population Growth Rate

2011 Census 2001 Census Actual Increase
Rank State Population Increase Population Increase Actual Increase
1 Uttar Pradesh 199,812,341 20.23 166,197,921 25.80 33614420
2 Maharashtra 112,374,333 15.99 96,878,627 22.57 15495706
3 Bihar 104,099,452 25.42 82,998,509 28.43 21100943
4 West Bengal 91,276,115 13.84 80,176,197 17.84 11099918
5 Andhra Pradesh 84,580,777 10.98 76,210,007 13.86 8370770
6 Madhya Pradesh 72,626,809 20.35 60,348,023 24.34 12278786
7 Tamil Nadu 72,147,030 15.61 62,405,679 11.19 9741351
8 Rajasthan 68,548,437 21.31 56,507,188 28.33 12041249
9 Karnataka 61,095,297 15.60 52,850,562 17.25 8244735
10 Gujarat 60,439,692 19.28 50,671,017 22.48 9768675