demographic of india

Demographics of Republic of India

Population of India, 1961-2003
Population: 1,147,995,904 (2008 est)
Growth rate: 1.578% (2008 est)
Birth rate: 22.22 births/1,000 population (2008 est)
Death rate: 6.4 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est)
Life expectancy: 69.25 years (2008 est)
–male: 66.87 years (2008 est)
–female: 71.9 years (2008 est)
Fertility rate: 2.76 children born/woman (NFHS-3, 2008)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 31.5% (male 189,238,487/female 172,168,306)(2008 est)
15-64 years: 63.3% (male 374,157,581/female 352,868,003) (2008 est)
65-over: 5.2% (male 28,285,796/female 31,277,725) (2008 est)
Sex ratio:
At birth: 1.12 male(s)/female (2008)
Under 15: 1.10 male(s)/female (2008)
15-64 years: 1.06 male(s)/female (2008)
Nationality:
Nationality: noun: Indian adjective: Indic
Major ethnic: See Ethnic Groups of India
Language:
Official: See Official languages of India
Spoken: See List of Indian languages by number of native speakers
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