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China Vs India Population

Source United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
Date08 Feb-2015

China and India is the two most populated country of the world. China is the most populated country with approximately 1.39 billion people in 2014. India is second most populated country with approximately 1.27 billion people in 2014. China and India together account for 36.41% of total world population 7,243,784,121. Among Asian countries combine share of both country is 61.07%.

In 2014, population of China is 126 million more than India. Due to higher population growth of India, population difference between these two country is coming down quickly. And in 2028, India will be the world most populated country of world with approximately 1.45 billion people. Population of China and India will decline after 2031 and 2064, respectively.

in 1950, population of China was 543 million. While, population of India was 376 million. China crossed one billion mark in 1982 and India in 1998. By 2033, India will cross the 1.5 billion mark.

Both country have lower female population compare to male. According to world bank 2013, Female population sharing of India is slightly greater than China. Female account for 48.29% of total India's population. For China this figure is 48.17%. In the list of 193 countries, India is at 185th place and China is at 186th place.

Population growth (2013) of India is 1.2% while Population growth of China is 0.5%. Fertility rate (2012) of India is 2.5 and of China is 1.7.

Population density of India is 367 person per square km compare to 142 of China. So, India is 2.58 times more dense than China. China is 4th and India is 7th largest country in terms of area.

In Table, data after year 2010 is projection using Medium fertility variant.

YearChinaIndia
1950 543,776,080 376,325,205
1955 600,995,113 408,973,604
1960 650,680,114 449,595,489
1965 711,546,584 497,952,332
1970 814,377,714 555,199,768
1975 913,570,229 622,232,355
1980 984,015,677 698,965,575
1985 1,062,299,217 781,736,502
1990 1,165,428,967 868,890,700
1995 1,237,531,429 955,804,355
2000 1,280,428,583 1,042,261,758
2005 1,318,176,835 1,127,143,548
2010 1,359,821,465 1,205,624,648
2015 1,401,586,609 1,282,390,303
2020 1,432,867,566 1,353,305,278
2025 1,448,983,501 1,418,744,193
2030 1,453,297,304 1,476,377,903
2035 1,448,589,290 1,525,369,019
2040 1,435,499,255 1,565,508,908
2045 1,414,088,967 1,596,876,531
2050 1,384,976,976 1,620,050,849
2055 1,350,453,980 1,635,452,313
2060 1,313,299,637 1,643,518,891
2065 1,276,337,756 1,644,749,935
2070 1,240,620,839 1,640,126,015
2075 1,205,812,430 1,630,683,095
2080 1,173,047,583 1,617,471,456
2085 1,145,422,200 1,601,608,169
2090 1,123,490,730 1,584,182,726
2095 1,104,482,113 1,565,809,405
2100 1,085,631,060 1,546,832,807
India vs China population