Houselisting and housing census data highlights - 2011
The final figures of the first phase of Census 2011 known as Houselisting and Housing Census was released by Union Home Secretary, Shri R.K. Singh in New Delhi. As per the Houselisting and Housing Census 2011, the census houses increased from 25 cr to 33cr. There is an increase of 6 cr census houses for residential and partly residential purposes. The data indicates that the housing gap has reduced. There is an improvement in the construction material used for roof, wall and floor. Thus there is a substantial improvement in the quality of housing both in rural and urban areas.