Before the end of this April, the population of India will be 142 crore 57 lakh 75 thousand 850 people
India will be the world’s most populous country this week, the United Nations has said. As a result, the South Asian country will overtake neighboring China, British press BBC reported the information.
According to the report, before the end of this April, the population of India will be 142 crore 57 lakh 75 thousand 850 people. Earlier, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) said that India may surpass China in terms of population by the middle of this year.
Last year saw China’s population decline for the first time since 1961. According to the DESA report, ‘in 2022, China’s population will reach 1.426 billion. Since then it has started to decline. In the current century, the population of the country will be less than 1 billion.