The United Nations announces that India has overtaken China as the world's most populous nation.

India surpasses China to become the world's most populous nation with 142.86 crore people, says the United Nations

Difference of 2.9 Million

According to UNFPA's The State of World Population Report, 2023, India's population has reached 1,428.6 million while China's stands at 1,425.7 million

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) India's representative Andrea Wojnar says, "India's 1.4 billion people must be seen as 1.4 billion opportunities."

Some experts suggest that India's youthful population could be an asset for the country's economic growth, if harnessed effectively.

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