Mumbai: About 58.8 per cent of households in Maharashtra have TV sets while 13.3 per cent have computer/laptop and 69.1 per cent have telephone/mobile in their households, as per the data on "housing, amenities and assets" in the 2011 census.
The respective figures at national level are 47.2, 9.5 and 63.2 per cent, Ranjit Singh Deol, director Census operations, Maharashtra, told reporters in Mumbai.
The share of households having two wheelers is 24.9 per cent and four wheelers is 5.9 per cent and these figures at national level are 21 and 4.7 per cent respectively, he said.
The Census in Maharashtra was taken in two phases; first phase consisting of houselisting and housing census and the second phase was that of actual enumeration of population during February 9-28, 2011, he said....more
10:59 AM, Mar 16, 2012