India Population 1950-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

The total population in India was last recorded at 1238.9 million people in 2014 from 359.0 million in 1950, changing 245 percent during the last 50 years. Population in India averaged 744.18 Million from 1950 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 1238.89 Million in 2014 and a record low of 359 Million in 1950. Population in India is reported by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI).

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India Population


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1238.89 1223.58 1238.89 359.00 1950 - 2014 Million Yearly
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. This page provides - India Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - India Population - was last refreshed on Thursday, March 5, 2015.

India Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.20 6.30 9.40 5.20 percent [+]
Employed Persons 29650.00 28999.00 29650.00 17491.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 44.79 40.17 44.79 5.10 Million [+]
Population 1238.89 1223.58 1238.89 359.00 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 50.90 52.90 52.90 50.90 percent [+]
Wages 4.83 5.07 5.47 3.12 INR [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 6.25 6.55 6.97 3.92 INR [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 18.10 18.10 18.10 percent [+]


Population Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 23.13 Dec/13 22.72 23.13 10.28 Million [+]
Brazil 202.77 Dec/14 201.03 202.77 72.74 Million [+]
Canada 35.67 Dec/14 35.35 35.67 17.91 Million [+]
China 1360.72 Dec/13 1354.04 1360.72 551.96 Million [+]
Euro Area 334.57 Dec/14 333.11 334.57 260.38 Million [+]
France 66.02 Dec/14 65.53 66.02 45.68 Million [+]
Germany 80.82 Dec/14 80.51 82.54 72.67 Million [+]
India 1238.89 Dec/14 1223.58 1238.89 359.00 Million [+]
Indonesia 249.86 Dec/13 246.86 249.86 88.69 Million [+]
Italy 60.78 Dec/14 59.69 60.78 50.20 Million [+]
Japan 127.02 Dec/14 127.30 128.06 83.20 Million [+]
Mexico 122.33 Dec/13 120.85 122.33 38.68 Million [+]
Netherlands 16.82 Dec/14 16.78 16.82 11.49 Million [+]
Russia 143.70 Dec/14 143.30 148.69 119.90 Million [+]
South Korea 50.22 Dec/13 50.00 50.22 25.00 Million [+]
Spain 46.50 Dec/14 46.73 46.82 30.46 Million [+]
Switzerland 8.13 Dec/14 8.04 8.13 5.36 Million [+]
Turkey 77.70 Dec/14 76.67 77.70 28.23 Million [+]
United Kingdom 64.31 Dec/14 63.90 64.31 52.37 Million [+]
United States 318.86 Dec/14 316.50 318.86 76.09 Million [+]