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India’s Population Has Already Overtaken China’s, Analysts Estimate

  • It has 5 million more people vs China: World Population Review
  • India’s population among those seen to growth through 2050
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India may have already surpassed China as the world’s most-populous nation in a milestone that adds urgency for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to create more jobs and ensure the country sustains its world-beating growth.

The South Asian nation’s population stood at 1.417 billion as of end 2022, according to estimates from the World Population Review, an independent organization focused on census and demographics.