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Write a short note on the size and density of population in India.

Asked by Topperlearning User 2nd June 2015, 2:31 PM
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According to the census of 2011, the population of India had crossed the one billion mark. Although India has only 2.4% of the world’s area, it accounts for 16.7% of the population.

The population density of India in 2011 was 364 persons per sq km. Within India, the population density is highly uneven. While the state of West Bengal has a population density of 904 persons per sq km, Arunachal Pradesh has a population density of only 12 persons per sq km.

Answered by Expert 2nd June 2015, 4:31 PM
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