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Demography of India


Population:

1,080,264,388 (July 2005 est.)

 

Age structure:

0-14 years: 31.2% (male 173,634,432/female 163,932,475)
15-64 years: 63.9% (male 356,932,082/female 333,283,590)
65 years and over: 4.9% (male 26,542,025/female 25,939,784) (2005 est.)

 

Median age:

total: 24.66 years
male: 24.64 years
female: 24.67 years (2005 est.)

 

Population growth rate:

1.4% (2005 est.)

 

Birth rate:

22.32 births/1,000 population (2005 est.)

 

Death rate:

8.28 deaths/1,000 population (2005 est.)

 

Net migration rate:

-0.07 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2005 est.)

 

Sex ratio:

at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.07 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 1.02 male(s)/female
total population: 1.06 male(s)/female (2005 est.)

 

Infant mortality rate:

total: 56.29 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 56.86 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 55.69 deaths/1,000 live births (2005 est.)

 

Life expectancy at birth:

total population: 64.35 years
male: 63.57 years
female: 65.16 years (2005 est.)

 

Total fertility rate:

2.78 children born/woman (2005 est.)

 

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:

0.9% (2001 est.)

 

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:

5.1 million (2001 est.)

 

HIV/AIDS - deaths:

310,000 (2001 est.)

 

Nationality:

noun: Indian(s)
adjective: Indian

 

Ethnic groups:

Indo-Aryan 72%, Dravidian 25%, Mongoloid and other 3% (2000)

 

Religions:

Hindu 80.5%, Muslim 13.4%, Christian 2.3%, Sikh 1.9%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.1% (2001 census)

 

Languages:

English enjoys associate status but is the most important language for national, political, and commercial communication; Hindi is the national language and primary tongue of 30% of the people; there are 14 other official languages: Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Malayalam, Kannada, Oriya, Punjabi, Assamese, Kashmiri, Sindhi, and Sanskrit; Hindustani is a popular variant of Hindi/Urdu spoken widely throughout northern India but is not an official language

 

Literacy:

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 59.5%
male: 70.2%
female: 48.3% (2003 est.)