Population Facts

  • The median age of marriage for men increased to 23.5 years during 2011 Census. It was 22.6 during 2001 Census.
  • Median age for women increased to 19.2 years during 2011 census as compared to 18.2 years in 2001 census.
  • Why this increase? Mobility, Job security, High enrolment in schools are major reasons
  • According to the World population Prospectus: The Revision released by the United Nations, India with 1.3 billion inhabitants would surpass China’s population of 1.4 billion by 2024, to become the World’s populous country.
  • UN report expects the world’s total population to hit 9.8 billion by 2050.