In this post you will tell about the growing population of India who is shocked to hear, India’s population has increased from 181 million in the past decade to 1.21 billion now. According to the latest census data, the number of men in the country is now 62.37 crores and the number of females is 58.64 crores.
The good news for the country trying for population control is that the growth rate of the population has been seen in the decrease. In the calculation of 1991, the population had witnessed an increase of 23.87 percent, an increase of 21.54 percent in 2001, as per the 2011 census, the population increased 17.64 percent in the last decade. This has led to a continuous decline in the population growth rate. In the last decade, a decrease of 3.90 percent has been recorded in the growth rate.
According to the final statistics of census 2011 released by union home secretary gk Pillai and general secretary of India and census commissioner c. Chandramouli, now India’s 1.21 billion population is more than the total population of America, Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.
India Population (1950 – 2018)
Uttar Pradesh is the most populous state in the country. If the statistics of Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra are merged, then the total population of both states will be more than the population of America. According to the final statistics, the sex ratio has improved. According to the previous census, there were 933 females per 1,000 men in the country, which has increased to 940 in a decade. The number of men in the population is 51.54% and the number of females is 48.46 percent.
According to the Office of the Registrar General, the highest difference in sex ratio is in the Union Territory Daman and Diu, where the number of women per thousand men is 615. Sex ratio is 775 in Dadra and Nagar Haveli. At the same time, the number of women has been recorded at 1,084 per thousand men in Kerala. There is a sex ratio of 1,038 in Puducherry.
However, the worrying fact is that in the sex ratio of six years of age, the highest decline has been seen since independence. In the last count, this sex ratio was 927, which has now decreased to 914. Speaking of literacy, now 74% of the population in India knows how to read and write. The number of literate people has increased by 38.8 percent in the last decade and 9.2 percent in literacy rate. The number of literate men is 44.42 crores and the number of literate women is 33.42 crores.
Interestingly, in the last decade, 31 percent of the literate males, while the number of literate women has increased by 49 percent. Uttar Pradesh has the highest population of 19.95 crores, while Lakshadweep has the lowest population of 64,429. In the five most populous states, Uttar Pradesh has included Maharashtra (11.23 crore), Bihar (10.38 crore), West Bengal (9.13 crore) and Andhra Pradesh (8.46 crore).
Daman and Diu (2.42 lakh), Dadar and Nagar Haveli (3.42 lakh), Andaman and Nicobar Islands (3.79 lakh) and Sikkim (6.97 lakh) are included in the five states with the least population of the five states. Uttar Pradesh’s population growth rate declined from 25.85 percent in the last decade to 20 percent, from Maharashtra’s 22.73 percent to 16 percent, Bihar’s 28.62% to 25.07%, West Bengal’s 18% to 14%, Andhra Pradesh’s From 14.5% to 11 per cent and Madhya Pradesh’s population growth rate has decreased from 24% to 20.30%
According to Chandramauli, for the first time, it has happened that the population growth rate has declined in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Orissa. India’s share in world population is now 17.5 percent. China is ahead of India, whose population is 19.4% of the world population. The interesting aspect is that in the last decade, India’s population has increased by 181 million, which is only a little less than Brazil’s total population. Brazil is the fifth most populous country in the world.