Tools for scraping India's 2011 census data
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Scraping Indian Census 2011 Data

Scripts and results of scraping the Primary Census Abstract and Houselisting primary census abstract.

Files:

  • pca-total.csv: Primary Census Abstract statistics for total (rural + urban) population by district hlpca-total.csv.
  • pca-full.csv: Primary Census Abstract statistics with three rows per district: Total, Urban, Rural.
  • pca-colnames.csv: Mapping of PCA column names to expanded names.
  • hlpca-total.csv: Housing statistics for total (rural + urban) population by district.
  • hlpca-full.csv: Housing statistics with three rows per district: Total, Urban, Rural. (Some rows appear to be missing)

Disclaimer: No guarantee of correctness of the processing tool chain and accuracy of the resulting data. Validate before use.