India

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 376,325,205
1960 449,595,489
1970 555,199,768
1980 698,965,575
1990 868,890,700
2000 1,042,261,758
2010 1,205,624,648
2020 1,353,305,278
2025 1,418,744,193
2050 1,620,050,849
2075 1,630,683,095
2100 1,546,832,807
source: UN - WPP 2012 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name the Republic of India
Capital New Delhi
Region South-central Asia
ISO code IN
Statistical agency The Office of Registrar General & Census Commissioner of India


Administrative units

codeadministrative unitscapitalarea in
sq.km.
population
2001-03-01
census
population
2011-03-01
census
35 »Andaman & Nicobar Islands (UT)Port Blair8,249356,152380,581
28 »Andhra Pradesh, stateHyderabad160,20545,222,73649,386,799
12 »Arunachal Pradesh, stateItanagar83,7431,097,9681,383,727
18 »Assam, stateDispur78,43826,655,52831,205,576
10 »Bihar, statePatna94,16382,998,509104,099,452
04Chandigarh (UT)Chandigarh114900,6351,055,450
22 »Chhattisgarh, stateRaipur135,19120,833,80325,545,198
26Dadra & Nagar Haveli (UT)Silvassa491220,490343,709
25 »Daman & Diu (UT)Daman111158,204243,247
30 »Goa, statePanaji3,7021,347,6681,458,545
24 »Gujarat, stateGandhinagar196,24450,671,01760,439,692
06 »Haryana, stateChandigarh44,21221,144,56425,351,462
02 »Himachal Pradesh, stateSimla55,6736,077,9006,864,602
01 »Jammu & Kashmir, stateSrinagar222,23610,143,70012,541,302
20 »Jharkhand, stateRanchi79,71626,945,82932,988,134
29 »Karnataka, stateBangalore191,79152,850,56261,095,297
32 »Kerala, stateThiruvananthapuram38,85231,841,37433,406,061
31Lakshadweep (UT)Kavaratti3060,65064,473
23 »Madhya Pradesh, stateBhopal308,25260,348,02372,626,809
27 »Maharashtra, stateMumbai307,71396,878,627112,374,333
14 »Manipur, stateImphal22,3272,293,8962,855,794
17 »Meghalaya, stateShillong22,4292,318,8222,966,889
15 »Mizoram, stateAizawl21,081888,5731,097,206
13 »Nagaland, stateKohima16,5791,990,0361,978,502
07 »NCT of Delhi (UT)Delhi1,48313,850,50716,787,941
21 »Odisha, stateBhubaneswar155,70736,804,66041,974,218
34 »Puducherry (UT)Puducherry490974,3451,247,953
03 »Punjab, stateChandigarh50,36224,358,99927,743,338
08 »Rajasthan, stateJaipur342,23956,507,18868,548,437
11 »Sikkim, stateGangtok7,096540,851610,577
33 »Tamil Nadu, stateChennai130,06062,405,67972,147,030
xx »Telangana, stateHyderabad114,84030,987,27135,193,978
16 »Tripura, stateAgartala10,4863,199,2033,673,917
09 »Uttar Pradesh, stateLucknow240,928166,197,921199,812,341
05 »Uttarakhand, stateDehra Dun53,4838,489,34910,086,292
19 »West Bengal, stateCalcutta88,75280,176,19791,276,115
 total 3,287,4691,028,610,3281,210,854,977
source: The Office of Registrar General & Census Commissioner of India.
note: Chandigarh is both the capital of Haryana and Punjab, and a separate Union Territory of itself.
note: On June 2 2014, Telangana State was created, consisting of districts previously part of Andhra Pradesh State. For a period of time Hyderabad will act as capital for both.
note: UT - Union Territory.

Agglomerations

namepopulation
1991-03-01
census
population
2001-03-01
census
population
2011-03-01
census
Greater Mumbai12,596,24316,368,08418,394,912
Delhi8,419,08412,791,45816,349,831
Kolkata11,021,91813,216,54614,057,991
Chennai5,421,9856,424,6248,653,521
Bangalore4,130,2885,686,8448,520,435
Hyderabad4,344,4375,533,6407,677,018
Ahmadabad3,312,2164,519,2786,357,693
Pune2,493,9873,755,5255,057,709
Surat1,518,9502,811,4664,591,246
Jaipur..2,324,3193,046,163
Kanpur2,029,8892,690,4862,920,496
Lucknow1,669,2042,266,9332,902,920
Nagpur1,664,0062,122,9652,497,870
Ghaziabad....2,375,820
Indore..1,639,0442,170,295
Coimbatore1,100,7461,446,0342,136,916
Kochi1,140,6051,355,4062,119,724
Patna1,099,6471,707,4292,049,156
Kozhikode....2,028,399
Bhopal..1,454,8301,886,100
Thrissur....1,861,269
Vadodara1,126,8241,492,3981,822,221
Agra948,0631,321,4101,760,285
Visakhapatnam (GVMC)1,057,1181,329,4721,728,128
Malappuram....1,699,060
Thiruvananthapuram....1,679,754
Kannur....1,640,986
Ludhiana..1,395,0531,618,879
Nashik725,3411,152,0481,561,809
Vijayawada845,7561,011,1521,476,931
Madurai1,085,9141,194,6651,465,625
Varanasi1,030,8631,211,7491,432,280
Meerut849,7991,167,3991,420,902
Faridabad..1,054,9811,414,050
Rajkot654,4901,002,1601,390,640
Jamshedpur..1,101,8041,339,438
Jabalpur..1,117,2001,268,848
Srinagar....1,256,831
Asansol763,9391,090,1711,243,414
Vasai Virar City....1,222,390
Allahabad844,5461,049,5791,212,395
Dhanbad815,0051,064,3571,196,214
Aurangabad....1,193,167
Amritsar..1,011,3271,183,549
Jodhpur....1,138,300
Ranchi....1,126,720
Raipur....1,123,558
Kollam....1,110,668
Gwalior....1,102,884
Durg-Bhilainagar....1,064,222
Tiruchirappalli....1,022,518
Kota....1,001,694
source: Census of India.

Main cities

namepopulation
1991-03-01
census
population
2001-03-01
census
population
2011-03-01
census
Greater Mumbai9,925,89111,914,39812,442,373
Delhi7,206,70412,877,47011,034,555
Bangalore2,660,0884,301,3268,443,675
Greater Hyderabad2,964,6383,612,4276,731,790
Ahmadabad2,876,7103,520,0855,577,940
Chennai3,841,3964,343,6454,646,732
Kolkata4,399,8194,572,8764,496,694
Surat1,498,8172,433,8354,467,797
Pune1,566,6512,540,0693,124,458
Jaipur..2,324,3193,046,163
Lucknow1,619,1152,185,9272,817,105
Kanpur1,874,4092,551,3372,765,348
Nagpur1,624,7522,051,3202,405,665
Indore..1,597,4411,964,086
Thane803,3891,261,5171,841,488
Bhopal1,062,7711,433,8751,798,218
Visakhapatnam752,037982,9041,728,128
Pimpri Chinchwad624,7591,006,4171,727,692
Patna917,2431,366,4441,684,222
Vadodara1,031,3461,306,2271,670,806
Ghaziabad..968,2561,648,643
Ludhiana1,042,7401,398,4671,618,879
Agra891,7901,275,1341,585,704
Nashik656,9251,076,9671,486,053
Faridabad617,7171,054,9811,414,050
Meerut753,7781,068,7721,305,429
Rajkot612,458967,4761,286,678
Kalyan-Dombivali820,5621,193,2661,247,327
Vasai Virar City..118,9451,222,390
Varanasi929,2701,091,9181,198,491
Srinagar586,038898,4401,180,570
Aurangabad573,272872,6671,175,116
Dhanbad151,789199,2581,162,472
Amritsar..1,003,9171,132,383
Navi Mumbai318,447703,9471,120,547
Allahabad792,858975,3931,112,544
Haora950,4351,007,5321,077,075
Ranchi599,306847,0931,073,427
Jabalpur..951,4691,055,525
Gwalior690,765826,9191,054,420
Coimbatore816,321930,8821,050,721
Vijayawada701,827851,2821,034,358
Jodhpur..846,4081,033,756
Madurai940,989928,8691,017,865
Raipur438,639605,7471,010,433
Kota..695,8991,001,694
source: The Office of Registrar General & Census Commissioner of India.