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Henry Waterfield , ( 1875 ), Memorandum on the Census of British India 1871-72 , London , Eyre and Spottiswoode , p. 48


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Table 16.  Population of British India, classified according to Sex and Age

ProvincesMale, Boys Under 12.Male, Adults above 12.Male, Age unspecifiedMale, TotalFemale, Girls under 12.Female, Adults above 12.Female, Age unspecifiedFemale, TotalBoth Sexes, Children under 12.Both Sexes, Adults above 12.Both Sexes, Age unspecifiedBoth Sexes, Sex and Age unspecifiedGrand TotalPercentages, Number of Females to 100 malesPercentages, Number of Children to 100 AdultsPercentages, Number of Girls to 100 Boys
Bengal11,304,52118,906,435030,210,9569,415,60720,841,161030,256,76820,720,12839,747,5960060,467,724100.1452.1383.29
Assam809,9701,315,55702,125,527697,0971,302,31501,999,4121,507,0672,617,87207,0804,132,01994.0757.5786.06
North-West Provinces5,585,71010,817,15310,77916,413,6424,650,2699,711,4155,87814,367,56210,235,97920,528,56816,657030,781,20487.5349.8683.25
Ajmere00211,289211,28900104,743104,74300316,0320316,03249.5748.750
Oude2,186,2473,636,11905,822,3661,843,4673,554,39905,397,8664,029,7147,190,5180011,220,23292.7156.0484.32
Punjab3,390,0546,205,38009,595,4342,858,0315,158,03308,016,0646,248,08511,363,4130017,611,49883.5454.9884.31
Central Provinces1,624,6452,547,55604,172,2011,495,6372,533,68104,029,3183,120,2825,081,237008,201,51996.5861.4192.06
Berar422,055731,14201,153,197374,136704,23201,078,368796,1911,435,374002,231,56593.5155.4788.65
Mysore922,9361,612,98802,535,924896,2901,623,19802,519,4881,819,2263,236,186005,055,41299.3556.2197.11
Coorg28,64165,813094,45426,44047,418073,85855,081113,23100168,31278.1948.6492.32
British Burma505,986929,53201,435,518485,449826,18101,311,630991,4351,755,713002,747,1489156.4795.94
Madras5,808,6079,659,122254,57715,722,3065,584,3649,779,260195,24715,558,87111,392,97119,438,382449,824031,281,1773758.6196.14
Bombay3,129,8925,431,69708,561,5892,798,2924,989,32507,787,6175,928,18410,421,0220016,349,20690.9456.8889.41
Total35,719,26461,858,494476,64598,054,40331,125,07961,070,618305,86892,501,56566,844,343122,929,112782,5137,080190,563,04894.3454.3887.14
Percentage on Total Population18.7532.460.2551.4616.3332.050.1648.5435.0864.510.410100000

Table 17 Population of British India, classified according to Religion

ProvincesHindoos.Sikhs.Mahomedans.Buddhists and Jains.ChristainsOthers.Religion not knownTotalPercentage of the Total Population, HindoosPercentage of the Total Population, SikhsPercentage of the Total Population, MahomedansPercentage of the Total Population, BuddhistsPercentage of the Total Population, ChristiansPercentage of the Total Population, OthersPercentage of the Total Population, Not known
Bengal38,975,418019,553,63184,97490,7631,672,05890,68060,467,72464.460320.140.152.760.15
Assam2,679,50701,104,6011,5211,94716,640327,8034,132,01964.850270.040.050.407.93
North-West Provinces26,568,0711,0034,189,348022,196586030,781,20486.3130.0313.6100.070.000.00
Ajmere252,996062,7220249650316,03280.050.0019.8500.080.020.00
Oude10,003,3234,7521,197,70407,76106,69211,220,23289.150.0410.6800.070.000.06
Punjab6,125,4601,144,0909,337,68536,19022,154945,919017,611,49834.786.50530.20.135.370.00
Central Provinces5,879,772178233,24736,56910,4772,041,27608,201,51971.69030.450.1324.890.00
Berar1,912,155406154,9510903163,15002,231,56585.690.02700.047.310.00
Mysore4,807,4250208,99113,26325,6765705,055,41295.09504.1340.2620.510.000.00
Coorg154,476011,3041122,410100168,31291.7806.710.071.430.010.00
British Burma36,658099,8462,447,83152,299110,51402,747,1481.3303.6489.111.904.020.00
Madras28,863,97801,857,85721,254533,7604,328031,281,17792.2705.940.071.710.010.00
Bombay12,989,32924,0072,870,450191,137126,063148,220016,349,20679.450.1517.561.170.770.900.00
00-20000000
Total139,248,5681,174,43640,882,5372,832,851896,6585,102,823425,175190,563,04873.070.6221.450.470.472.680.22
* In Julpiggoree, 90,680 are not classified according to Religion