The total population in India was estimated at 1347.1 million people in 2020, according to the latest census figures and projections from Trading Economics. source: Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI)

Looking back, in the year of 1950, India had a population of 359.0 million people. This page provides - India Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. India Population - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2021.

Population in India is expected to reach 1361.00 Million by the end of 2021, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the India Population is projected to trend around 1373.00 Million in 2022 and 1386.00 Million in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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India Population

India Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Employed Persons 29579.00 Thousand Dec/12 28999.00 29579.00 17491.00
Labor Force Participation Rate 47.30 percent Dec/20 47.20 63.70 45.90
Population 1347.12 Million Dec/20 1332.90 1347.12 359.00
Employment Rate 42.40 percent Dec/20 40.90 50.80 36.40
Youth Unemployment Rate 27.70 percent Sep/20 34.70 34.70 19.20

India Population
The population of India represents 17.99 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 6 people on the planet is a resident of India.