India overtakes China in number of population
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- The number of people living in India exceeded the number living in China in 2023, according to data from the World Population Review website.
Among other things, it keeps track of the number of inhabitants of different countries, constantly updating the numbers. At 21:14 Moscow time, the population of India was 1 billion 425 million 943 thousand 916 people, China - 1 billion 425 million 743 thousand 834 people. The figures for India on the website are changing faster, Kommersant JSC reports.
The World Population Review positions itself as an independent organization outside of politics.
In 2022, China was in first place. Its population at the end of 2022 was 1 billion 425 million 887 thousand 337 people. In India - 1 billion 417 million 173 thousand 173 people.
The UN report World Population Prospects 2022 stated that India is projected to surpass China as the world’s most populous country in 2023. In 2022, the two countries each had more than 1.4 billion people, according to a UN document.