Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022

India population growth


India to become most populous nation by 2023: Reading the figures

July 19, 2022 10:09 pm

Amitabh Kundu, P C Mohanan write: It's not just size. Distribution of population by age will play a significant role in shaping development dynamics.

India becoming world's most populous country may strengthen its claim for permanent UNSC membership: United Nations official

July 12, 2022 1:03 pm

India has been at the forefront of the years-long efforts to reform the Security Council saying it rightly deserves a place as a permanent member of the Council, which in its current form does not represent the geo-political realities of the 21st Century.

Fertility rate falls to below replacement level, signals population is stabilising

November 25, 2021 7:20 am

The data in NFHS 2019-21, the fifth in the survey series, shows the fertility rate at 1.6 per cent in urban areas and 2.1 in rural India.

On India's population, let the data speak

August 26, 2021 7:20 am

Mohd Shahid, Manoj Kumar Jha write: Fertility rates are reflective of the progress in respective states on schooling, income levels, decline in neonatal and infant mortality rates and increase in the contraceptive prevalence rate.

Time for new slogan ‘hum do, hamare ek’: Rajasthan Minister

July 15, 2021 7:39 am

Rajasthan Youth Congress president and MLA Ganesh Ghogra also said there is a need for a law for population control.

What India needs for population stabilisation

March 16, 2021 8:50 am

The state needs to do three things: incentivise later marriages and child births, make contraception easy for women and promote women’s labour force participation.

India’s population to peak in 2048 at 1.6 billion, to decline to 1.09 bn in 2100: The Lancet

July 15, 2020 10:37 am

India is also forecasted to have the second largest net immigration in 2100, with an estimated half a million more people immigrating to India in 2100 than emigrating out.

At 20.1 million, India expected to have highest births since COVID-19 declared as pandemic: UNICEF

May 07, 2020 10:57 am

In the US, the sixth highest country in terms of expected number of births, over 3.3 million babies are projected to be born between March 11 and December 16.

Explained: How India and the world are ageing

August 30, 2019 12:30 pm

From UN population report, takeaways: twice as many over-65 persons as under-5s by 2050, rising populations in some countries and falling in others, life expectancy gap between rich & poor countries.

Explained Snippets: Of 4 lakh New Year babies, 70,000 in India alone

January 02, 2019 12:34 am

Over one-sixth of those babies — 69,944 —will have been born in India, out of a quarter born in South Asia alone, according to the estimates released on New Year’s Day.