Five states or provinces worldwide are home to more than 100 million people.
How many states in India have larger populations than the whole UK?
In a global context, India today is higher on the high-fertility list than it has been in the past.
Over the second half of the 20th century, China and India’s population increased at roughly the same rate.
India will retain positive population growth until the late 2060s under current projections.
India is expected to exceed China’s population by 2022, just seven years from now
The United Nations has recently trimmed its forecast for Nigeria’s future population growth.
China’s population is expected to shrink by 372 million by 2100 – or four times the number Europe will lose.
By 2100, Africa’s most populous country alone will have about 107 million more people than all of Europe with its 48 countries.