India: Percent children

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 India

Population ages 0-14, percent of total

 Latest value 25.78
 Reference 2021
 Measure percent
 Source United Nations Population Division

For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1960 to 2021. The average value for India during that period was 36.11 percent with a minimum of 25.78 percent in 2021 and a maximum of 41.65 percent in 1966. The latest value from 2021 is 25.78 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 185 countries is 26.96 percent. 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.
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