India’s population to pass China’s by 2025: US

India’s population to pass China’s by 2025: US

New York: India will surpass China as the world’s most populous nation in 2025, and China’s population will stop growing by the following year and start shrinking, the US Census Bureau projected in a statement on Tuesday.

India will have 1.396 billion people in 2025, up from about 1.09 billion in 2005, while the number of people in China will peak at about 1.39 billion in 2026, from 1.3 billion in 2006, the Census Bureau reported in its International Data Base.

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