Census data in India

The census data in India is available at http://www.censusindia.gov.in/, the official website for the India census.

1. Get census data

Here are the steps to get some data for a speicifc district:

2. Read data into python

Once the data has been downloaded, save it as a CSV file and load the data into a python list using:

3. Finding the WIkidata page for that area

Now we need to match each row in our data to a Wikidata page which needs the population data.

To ensure that the page is correct, some possible options are:

4. Adding the data to Wikidata

First, read the ItemPage and check that the property already exists.