10 Facts About The Population Of India That Will BLOW YOUR MIND

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Pankaj Kumar

- February 10, 2017


Population of India and Pakistan have a similar number of Muslim residents, but India’s Muslim population represents only 14% of the country, compared to Pakistan’s 97%.

Muslim residents

Mumbai’s local trains have a daily ridership of 7.58 million. that means 2.7 billion people use the Mumbai local trains every year. That’s larger than the population of numerous nations, including New Zealand and Bulgaria.

Mumbai’s local trains

The population of Uttar Pradesh ALONE is more than the entire nation of Brazil.

As of 2013, the population of this single state stood at 204.2 million, compared to Brazil’s 200.4 million.

The number of students in India is 445 Million which is equivalent to the combined population of Russia, Pakistan and Indonesia.

There are more English speakers in India, than the entire nation of the United Kingdom.

English speakers in India

In the 2013 Kumbh Mela, around 120 million devotees attended the event which is the world’s largest gathering of its type. That’s about the same population as Mexico.

Kumbh Mela

From 1901 to 2001, India’s total population expanded by a huge 332%, from 238 million to 1.028 billion.

From 1901 to 2001, India’s total population

More than 65 million Indians are living in slums. That’s almost the same population as Thailand (67.01 million).

65 million Indians are living in slums

According to the Primary Census Abstract 2011 released, Bihar has a population density of 1,106 people per sq km, while the average population density of India is 382 people per sq. km.

population

And between 2001 and 2011, India’s population growth was even more than entire population of  Pakistan.

between 2001 and 2011, India’s population growth

 


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