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India: Female population, percent of total: For that indicator, United Nations Population Division provides data for India from 1960 to 2017. The average value for India during that period was 48.21 percent with a minumum of 48.13 percent in 2009 and a maximum of 48.4 percent in 1960. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.