Demographics of India

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India is the second most populated country in the world with nearly a fifth of the world's population.wikipedia
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India is the second most populated country in the world with nearly a fifth of the world's population.

Religion in India

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India has more than two thousand ethnic groups, and every major religion is represented, as are four major families of languages (Indo-European, Dravidian, Austroasiatic and Sino-Tibetan languages) as well as two language isolates (the Nihali language spoken in parts of Maharashtra and the Burushaski language spoken in parts of Jammu and Kashmir (Kashmir).
According to the 2011 census, 79.8% of the population of India practices Hinduism, 14.2% adheres to Islam, 2.3% adheres to Christianity, 1.7% adheres to Sikhism, and 0.7% adheres to Buddhism.

Delhi Sultanate

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The population growth rate then increased in the late medieval era (during the Delhi Sultanate) from 1000 to 1500.
The time of their rule included the earliest forms of Indo-Islamic architecture, greater use of mechanical technology, increased growth rates in India's population and economy, and the emergence of the Hindi-Urdu language.

Agra

Agra, IndiaAgra, Uttar PradeshAkbarabad
A number of cities in India had a population between a quarter-million and half-million people, with larger cities including Agra (in Agra Subah) with up to 800,000 people and Dhaka (in Bengal Subah) with over 1 million people.
According to the 2011 census, Agra district has a population of 4,380,793, roughly equal to the nation of Moldova or the US state of Kentucky.

Telangana

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It is the eleventh largest state and the twelfth-most populated state in India with a geographical area of 112077 km2 and 35,193,978 residents as per 2011 census.

Human sex ratio

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The sex ratio is 944 females for 1000 males (2016) (940 per 1000 in 2011 ).
Some of the factors suggested as causes of the gender imbalance are warfare (excess of females, notably in the wake of WWI in western Europe, and WWII, particularly in the Soviet Union); sex-selective abortion and infanticide (excess of males, notably in China as a result of the one-child policy, or in India); and large-scale migration, such as that by male labourers unable to bring their families with them (as in Qatar and other Gulf countries ).

Senapati district

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The table below summarises India's demographics (excluding the Mao-Maram, Paomata and Purul subdivisions of Senapati District of Manipur state due to cancellation of census results) according to religion at the 2011 census in per cent.
According to the 2011 census Senapati district has a population of 479,148, roughly equal to the nation of Belize.

Lakshadweep

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The total population of the territory is 60,595 according to the 2001 census.

Historical definitions of races in India

racialracial interpretations of Indian prehistoryclassifications of the peoples of India
The national Census of India does not recognise racial or ethnic groups within India, but recognises many of the tribal groups as Scheduled Castes and Tribes (see list of Scheduled Tribes in India).
Various attempts have been made, under the British Raj and since, to classify the population of India according to a racial typology.

Culture of India

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According to the 2011 census, 79.8% of the population of India practice Hinduism.

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

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According to the 2011 census Dadra and Nagar Haveli has a population of 343,709.

List of million-plus urban agglomerations in India

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It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people.

Islam in India

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The time period of their rule included the earliest forms of Indo-Islamic architecture, increased growth rates in India's population and economy, and the emergence of the Hindi-Urdu language.

List of states and union territories of India by population

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South Asian ethnic groups

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For a list of ethnic groups in the Republic of India (as well as neighbouring countries) see ethnic groups of the Indian subcontinent.

India

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India is the second most populated country in the world with nearly a fifth of the world's population.

List of countries and dependencies by population

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India is the second most populated country in the world with nearly a fifth of the world's population.

List of countries by past and future population

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India is projected to be the [[List of countries by past and future population#Country and territory breakdown by future population, from 2020 to 2050|world's most populous country]] by 2024, surpassing the population of China.

Demographics of China

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India is projected to be the [[List of countries by past and future population#Country and territory breakdown by future population, from 2020 to 2050|world's most populous country]] by 2024, surpassing the population of China.

List of countries by population growth rate

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Its population growth rate is 1.13%, ranking 112th in the world in 2017.

Dependency ratio

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It is expected that, in 2020, the average age of an Indian will be 29 years, compared to 37 for China and 48 for Japan; and, by 2030, India's dependency ratio should be just over 0.4.

Language family

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India has more than two thousand ethnic groups, and every major religion is represented, as are four major families of languages (Indo-European, Dravidian, Austroasiatic and Sino-Tibetan languages) as well as two language isolates (the Nihali language spoken in parts of Maharashtra and the Burushaski language spoken in parts of Jammu and Kashmir (Kashmir).

Indo-European languages

Indo-EuropeanIndo-European languageIndo-European language family
India has more than two thousand ethnic groups, and every major religion is represented, as are four major families of languages (Indo-European, Dravidian, Austroasiatic and Sino-Tibetan languages) as well as two language isolates (the Nihali language spoken in parts of Maharashtra and the Burushaski language spoken in parts of Jammu and Kashmir (Kashmir).