Q- What is census? When was the first census held in India? Which type of informations can we get through census?
Answer- Census is an official enumeration of population that is held or done periodically.
In India the first census was held in 1872. The first complete census was however taken in 1881. Since then, the censuses have been held regularly every tenth year.
The Indian census is the comprehensive source or Indian census can provide us economic, social and demographic data.