Nagaland is the most diverse state in India, language-wise2 min read 11 Jul 2018, 11:29 AM IST
Kerala is the least diverse state as far as languages are concerned, with 97% of the state's residents (in 2011) identifying Malayalam as their mother tongue
The release of linguistic data from the 2011 census allows us to objectively conclude that Nagaland is the most linguistically diverse state in India, with Kerala being the least diverse. The analysis is rather simple—we use a concept from industrial economics known as the Herfindahl-Hirschmann Index (HHI).
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