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Counting 135,00,00,000

Process has begun for world’s largest head-count — India’s decennial Census. Armed with a mobile app and 36 questions, as the foot-soldiers try to iron out wrinkles, suspicious respondents the biggest hurdle

Telling numbers: India population growing as fast as world’s, has fewer teen birth and maternal death rates

Early marriage continues to present a major cultural obstacle to female empowerment and better reproductive rights, the UNFPA report said.


By 2027, India population to cross China’s: UN

The report stated that in 2019, India has an estimated population of 1.37 billion and China 1.43 billion and by 2027, India’s population is projected to surpass China’s.

What does economic survey say about India's demography at 2040?

Titled as 'India's Demography at 2040: Planning Public Good Provision for the 21st Century' — the chapter seven of the report is dedicated to the new economic paradigm that will come into being as India transitions into an ageing society.

China population rises 15.23 million in 2018, but rate slows

The government estimates China's population will peak at 1.442 billion in 2029 before beginning to decline the year after.

What is ailing India's anti-population drive?

July 11 is World Population Day. With a recent UN report saying India is expected to overtake China’s numbers in the next six years and become the most populous in the world, what is ailing the country’s anti-population drive?


Eighteen to sixty-four

Eighteen to sixty-four should be the age range of the working population factored into policy, since enrolment in senior secondary school is rising.

More or less

Population control again seizes the imagination. Hopefully, it will not seize policy, too.

Adityanath again: Growth in Muslim numbers a threat, bring law to curb it

Citing the figures, Adityanath said: “This is the only country where the majority community is under a threat.”

India to surpass China by 2022 to become world's most populous nation

Around and after 2022, India's population is projected to continue growing for several decades to 1.5 billion in 2030 and 1.7 billion in 2050