India’s population to surpass China’s around 2024, earlier than thought: UN3 min read 21 Jun 2017, 08:20 PM IST
India's population is estimated to surpass that of China by 2024, two years later than previously estimated, and is projected to touch 1.5 billion in 2030
United Nations: India’s population could surpass that of China’s around 2024, two years later than previously estimated, and is projected to touch 1.5 billion in 2030, according to a UN forecast. The World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision, published by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, said that currently China with 1.41 billion inhabitants and India with 1.34 billion remain the two most populous countries, comprising 19% and 18% of the total global population.
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