India: Percent children

(measure: percent; source: United Nations Population Division)

India: Population ages 0-14, percent of total

: For that indicator, United Nations Population Division provides data for India from 1960 to 2016. The average value for India during that period was 36.93 percent with a minumum of 28.2 percent in 2016 and a maximum of 41.51 percent in 1966. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Total population below the age of 14 as a percentage of the total population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.