Library Houses Indian Census Data

12/31/1872: The University’s library offers extensive Indian census data. Its collection goes back to 1872, with the latest 2001 census uploaded in an easy to use database in the Data Center at the Rockefeller Library. Variables such as caste can be researched down to the district level.

Micro-samples are available for various years as well. Search in the Josiah online catalog under the heading “India – Census” to see all of the Library’s holdings.
Contact Scholarly Resources Librarian Thomas Stieve for more information on the collection.