However, it is less than the all India average of 943 and even down than neighbouring Punjab's sex ratio, which is 895, according to 2011 census.
Lowest sex ratio has been reported in Gurgaon district at 854, which happens to be the most literate in the state and highly developed as well.
This was informed at the two-day data dissemination workshop on Census-2011-Final Population Totals for Haryana.
Highest sex ratio has been reported in Mewat district at 907 followed by Fatehabad at 902 and Rewari at 898 girls per 1,000 males.
The lowest sex ratio was reported in Gurgaon at 854, Sonipat at 856 and Jhajjar at 862.
The child sex ratio - 0 to 6 age group - of Haryana has increased from 819 in 2001 census to 834 in 2011 census while in Punjab it increased from 798 to 846 during the period.
As per 2011 Census, the population of Haryana state is 2,53,51,462 which comprises of 1,34,94,734 males and 1,18,56,728 females. 1,65,09,359 people live in rural areas and 88,42,103 live in urban area.
The decadal growth of population of Haryana is 19.9 percent.
It was also told in the workshop that a large number of people have shifted from rural to urban areas during the decade for better infrastructural facilities, education and employment opportunities.
The literacy rate in Haryana was 75.6 percent, with maximum literates being in highly developed Gurgaon district (84.7 percent) followed by Panchkula (81.9 percent), Ambala (81.7 percent) whereas the lowest literacy rate was recorded in Mewat, which was 54.1 percent.
The percentage share of Scheduled Castes in Haryana increased to 20.2 percent as compared to 19.3 percent in 2001 Census, with maximum population being recorded in Fatehabad district at 30.2 percent.


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