INDIA

historical demographical data of the whole country


population year   population year   population year   population year   population year
                           
127026,0 1700   271306,0 1900   277175,0 1930   431463,0 1960   833929,0 1990
140413,0 1725   270183,0 1901   279115,0 1931   438800,0 c1961   843931,0 1991c
155212,0 1750   269064,0 1902   284102,0 1932   452378,0 1962   883473,0 1992
198344,0 1775   267950,0 1903   287902,0 1933   462196,0 1963   900453,0 1993
255000,0 1800   266840,0 1904   291753,0 1934   472305,0 1964   918570,0 1994
255293,0 1805   265735,0 1905   295666,0 1935   482706,0 1965   934228,0 e1995
255587,0 1810   264635,0 1906   299614,0 1936   493389,0 1966   945121,0 1996
255880,0 1815   263539,0 1907   303626,0 1937   504345,0 1967   962378,0 1997
256175,0 1820   262447,0 1908   307694,0 1938   515601,0 1968   979673,0 1998
256469,0 1825   261361,0 1909   311820,0 1939   527177,0 1969   997515,0 1999
256764,0 1830   260278,0 1910   316004,0 1940   539075,0 1970   1014003,8 e2000m
257000,0 1834   259201,0 1911   318826,0 1941   547900,0 c1971   1027015,2 c2001
270348,0 1840   258127,0 1912   324180,0 1942   563530,0 1972     2002
282000,0 1845   257058,0 1913   328255,0 1943   575887,0 1973     2003
283496,0 1850   255994,0 1914   332332,0 1944   588299,0 1974     2004
285000,0 1855   254934,0 1915   336562,0 1945   600763,0 1975   1094985,0 2005e
292366,0 1860   253878,0 1916   340796,0 1946   613273,0 1976     2006
135634,2 1861   252827,0 1917   345085,0 1947   630200,0 1977m     2007
148457,0 1866   251780,0 1918   349430,0 1948   644330,0 1978m     2008
191307,1 1871   250737,0 1919   353832,0 1949   658730,0 1979m     2009
303415,0 1867/72   249699,0 1920   350445,0 1950   688956,0 1980   1170014,0 2010e
306000,0 1871   251441,0 1921   363211,0 1951   685200,0 c1981     2011
300963,0 1875   254963,0 1922   369231,0 1952   703570,0 1982m     2012
201888,1 1881   257637,0 1923   375633,0 1953   719090,0 1983m     2013
250155,0 1881   260339,0 1924   382438,0 1954   734870,0 1984m     2014
293562,0 1881   263071,0 1925   395096,0 1955   749184,0 1985   1237985,0 2015e
288730,0 1885   265831,0 1926   397334,0 1956   767200,0 1986m   1304263,0 2020ep
282801,0 1890   268621,0 1927   405450,0 1957   783730,0 1987m   1370028,0 2025ep
276994,0 1895   271442,0 1928   414021,0 1958   797526,0 1988   1432181,0 2030ep
295215,0 1901*   274293,0 1929   423053,0 1959   817490,0 1989m   1706951,0 2050ep
                           

Particulars:
Main source of the data prior to 1950: KB.
Some of the data prior to 1902 with higher figures are for the whole area of British India, which included also Pakistan and Birma.
File created on 1997-01-07; revised on 2000-12-10; last modified 2003-07-16 by Jan Lahmeyer

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