The demographics of India are remarkably diverse. India is the second most populous country in the world, with more than a sixth of the world’s population. Already containing 17.5% of the world’s population, India is projected to be the world’s most populous country by 2025, surpassing China, its population exceeding 1.6 billion people by 2050. However, its population growth rate is only 1.41%, ranking 93rd in the world.

 

India Population: 1,210,000,000 (1.2 billion)

 

Population Growth In India

Total Male Population in India 623,700,000 (623.7 million)
Total Female Population in India 586,500,000 (586.5 million)

Currently, there are about 51 births in India in a minute.
India’s Population in 2001 1.02 billion
Population of India in 1947 350 million

Age structure
0 to 25 years 50% of India’s current population

Demographics Of India

India has more than 50% of its population below the age of 25 and more than 65% hovers below the age of 35. It is expected that, in 2020, the average age of an Indian will be 29 years, compared to 37 for China and 48 for Japan; and, by 2030, India’s dependency ratio should be just over 0.4

Rank City Population
1 Mumbai 13,830,884
2 Delhi 12,565,901
3 Bangalore 5,438,065
4 Kolkata 5,138,208
5 Chennai 4,616,639
6 Hyderabad 4,068,611
7 Ahmedabad 3,959,432
8 Pune 3,446,330
9 Surat 3,344,135
10 Kanpur 3,221,435
11 Jaipur 3,210,570
12 Lucknow 2,750,447
13 Nagpur 2,447,063
14 Patna 1,875,572
15 Indore 1,854,930
16 Thane 1,807,616
17 Bhopal 1,792,203
18 Ludhiana 1,740,247
19 Agra 1,686,976
20 Pimpri-Chinchwad 1,637,905
21 Nashik 1,585,444
22 Vadodara 1,539,428
23 Faridabad 1,521,605
24 Ghaziabad 1,505,958
25 Rajkot 1,456,181
26 Meerut 1,404,723
27 Kalyan-Dombivali 1,342,842
28 Navi Mumbai 1,268,784
29 Amritsar 1,224,616
30 Varanasi 1,211,891
31 Aurangabad 1,208,285
32 Solapur 1,163,734
33 Allahabad 1,142,722
34 Jabalpur 1,082,794
35 Srinagar 1,081,562
36 Ranchi 1,073,466
37 Visakhapatnam 1,065,395
38 Chandigarh 1,064,711
39 Mysore 1,042,354
40 Howrah 1,034,982
41 Jodhpur 1,026,140
42 Guwahati 1,022,606
43 Coimbatore 1,016,348
44 Vijayawada 985,733
45 Mira-Bhayandar 985,072
46 Gwalior 943,725
47 Hubballi-Dharwad 904,916
48 Bhubaneswar 904,225
49 Jalandhar 903,491
50 Salem 895,388
51 Madurai 889,052
52 Aligarh 869,941
53 Bhiwandi 865,577
54 Kota 844,387
55 Bareilly 837,564
56 Thiruvananthapuram 830,943
57 Moradabad 828,506
58 Tiruchirappalli 819,833
59 Raipur 779,742
60 Gorakhpur 730,486
61 Bhilai 725,171
62 Jamshedpur 677,942
63 Amravati 674,673
64 Cuttack 663,075
65 Rajpur Sonarpur 642,457
66 Bikaner 636,423
67 Kochi (Cochin) 618,348
68 Bhavnagar 611,801
69 Warangal 595,276
70 Siliguri 579,821
71 Ulhasnagar 575,007
72 Kolhapur 570,102
73 Dehradun 567,906
74 Jammu 567,555
75 Sangli-Miraj & Kupwad 565,170
76 Nanded 559,268
77 Ajmer 556,991
78 Durgapur 549,283
79 Gulbarga 546,554
80 Guntur 544,712
81 Jamnagar 540,573
82 Bhatpara 537,496
83 Saharanpur 528,572
84 South Dumdum 525,950
85 Jalgaon 515,985
86 Noida 504,842
87 Maheshtala 502,772
88 Korba 501,568
89 Asansol 501,041
90 Ujjain 489,222
91 Gaya 481,183
92 Malegaon 467,197
93 Tirunelveli 466,693
94 Udaipur 465,291
95 Belgaum 465,170
96 Akola 465,082
97 Davanagere 464,963
98 Tirupur 463,998
99 Ahmadnagar 455,813
100 Jhansi 449,368