India: Population size

(measure: million; Source: United Nations Population Division)
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India: Population size, in millions

: For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1960 to 2018. The average value for India during that period was 872.35 million with a minimum of 450.55 million in 1960 and a maximum of 1352.62 million in 2018. The latest value from 2018 is 1352.62 million. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 197 countries is 41907216.10 million. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The population size of India and other countries is defined as the number of people living on the territory of the country. It includes domestic born and foreign born residents.

Definition: Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship. The values shown are midyear estimates.
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