# Visualizing a tiny slice of India’s demographics with information from Wikipedia

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__Objective__

Present information regarding the following visually, using charts.

1. Official languages, sex ratio, percentage (or ratio) of urban to total population and literacy rates across different states and union territories (UTs) of India.

2. Different religions of the country and demographic variables, such as literacy rates and sex ratios.

__Data__

Data on variables with respect to states and UTs were downloaded from this page on Wikipedia (tables related to States and Union Territories of India). Data on different religions and demographic variables were downloaded from this page on Wikipedia (table 2, Census Information for 2001). Since these pages can be changed, a copy of these have been downloaded and a pdf version of both pages can be found in this document.

The following tables were arrived at after data were cleaned. (You can click on the header of any column to arrange the table based on that column.)

**States and Union Territories of India (with some demographic information)**

**Religions in India (with some demographic information)**

__Visualizing Demographics__

Let’s focus on the data presented in the first table above.

**Literacy Rate (in %) of different states and UTs**

**(You can hover over the map to get corresponding values)**

**You can click on the graph below regarding literacy rates to enlarge it.**

**Sex Ratio of different states and UTs**

It is a measure of number of females to 1000 males.

**(You can hover over the map to get corresponding values)**

**You can click on the graph below regarding sex ratio to enlarge it**

**Urban to Total Population Percent in Different States**

**(You can hover over the map to get corresponding values)**

**You can click on the graph below regarding Urban to Total Population Percent to enlarge it**

**Number of Official Languages in different States and UTs (graph can be clicked to enlarge)**

**Which Languages are more popular (are designated as an “Official Language” by different states and UTs)? (G****raph and wordcloud can be clicked to enlarge them)**

**Relationship between S****ex Ratio, Urban To Total Population Percent, ****Literacy Rate, and Number of Official Languages – These graphs can be clicked to enlarge them. **

For scaling purposes in the graph below, Sex Ratio was divided by 10, making it number of females to 100 males.

**Correlation Matrix**

**Religion and Demographics**Let’s take a brief look at data from the religion and demographics table in the two graphs below. (The graphs can be clicked to enlarge them.) For scaling purposes, in both graphs below, Sex Ratio related variables were divided by 10, making these variables number of females to 100 males.

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