Countries With the Highest Population Growth A list of countries with the fastest growing population. Oman has the highest population growth in the world, at 8. The population of the world has now surpassed 7 billion people, and it continues to increase at a quick rate. Growth rates tend to vary from considerably from country to country, with developing countries generally experiencing higher rates of growth despite lower accessibility to financial resources.
India Population 1,, India 's population is estimated at 1. India is the world's 7th largest country by area and the 2nd most populous country with more than 1. The country has doubled in size in just 40 years, and is expected to unseat China as the world's most populated country in the next couple decades.
India's current yearly growth rate is 1. The country as a whole has a population density of people per square kilometer, which ranks 31st in the world. Largest Cities in India India's largest city is Mumbai, with a population of Overall, there are more than 50 urban areas in India with a population of more than one million people.
Mumbai formerly Bombay had an official population of 12, inalthough its wider metropolitan area is much larger - home to 18, people. It has more than doubled in size in the past forty years, although growth has slowed dramatically in the past decade.
During the census its population was recorded as 5.
Delhi, India's second most populous city was home to 11, people according to dataand its metro area contains 21, people. Growth in Delhi is even more rapid than Mumbai's, and it is likely that it will overtake Mumbai to become the largest city in India within a decade.
The city has struggled to keep up with growth. Nearly half of its residents live in slumsand the city's poverty rate is four times the national average. Contained within Delhi's boundaries is the city of New Delhian enclave city which is the official capital city of India.
It has a population ofpeople. Other major cities in India are Bangalore pop: There are 53 cities in India with a population of at least 1 million. Largest States in India There are 29 states in India. Their populations range massively in size — the largest, Uttar Pradeshholds almost million people, the smallest, Sikkim, just over half a million.
India's largest state is Uttar Pradesh which, with a population of , inis larger than most countries in the world. If it were a country in its own right, it would be the fifth largest in the world, falling just behind China, India, the United States and Indonesia.
Two other Indian states are home to more than million people - Maharashta pop: The smallest state in India is Sikkim pop: Other major religious groups in India are Christians 2.
People who claimed no religion are officially recorded under 'other' by the census. The literacy rate varies wildly by state. Bihar is the least literate with a rate of India Languages The population of India uses numerous languages to converse across the county.
These languages include English, Hindi, and Tamil along with many additional tongues and dialects; however, the former two languages English and Hindi are the official languages of the Indian Government.
India Quality of Life The current ranking of India's quality of life is 49 out of 66, giving it a quality of life index of The health care ratio is India Census Notes The census was the second largest the world has ever seen - second only to China's census the previous year.
It took place in two phases. The first phase, in Aprilcounted all of the buildings in India, and the second phase collected data about the people of India.
The census was a massive exercise, employing millions of Indians. The census was the fifteenth nationwide census carried out in India.Population in the world is currently () growing at a rate of around % per year (down from % in and % in ).
The current average population increase is estimated at 83 million people per year.. Annual growth rate reached its peak in the late s, when it was at around 2%. An acronym is an abbreviation coined from the initial letter of each successive word in a term or phrase.
In general, an acronym made up solely from the first letter of the major words in the expanded form is rendered in all capital letters (NATO from North Atlantic Treaty Organization; an exception would be ASEAN for Association of Southeast Asian Nations). Demographics of India.
Jump to navigation Jump to search Demographics of India; Map showing the population density of each district in India. India's population growth rate under the Mughal Empire (16th–18th centuries) was higher than during any previous period in Indian history.
According to United Nations population statistics, the world population grew by 30%, or billion humans, between and In number of people the increase was highest in India ( million) and China ( million).
Population growth was among highest in . UNICEF is committed to doing all it can to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in partnership with governments, civil society, business, academia and the United Nations family – and especially children and young people.
Pakistan Table of Contents. In early , the population of Pakistan was estimated to be million, making it the ninth most populous country in the world.