According to new surveys and research, India is an upcoming superpower in the region in so many fields including population. In some instances it is alarming yet it creates a lot of opportunities for youth to grow and prosper. With big names shifting in India, it might be a massive change in the region.
On New Year’s Day in 2021, nearly 67,000 babies were born across India. The highest number of births was given anywhere in the world that day, according to UNICEF. The record-breaking number also contributed to India’s latest achievement: becoming the world’s most populous country. India’s population is increasing by 27 percent per year. India is among the eight countries expected to be responsible for more than half the projected increase in global population upto 2050.
Since 1950 India and China have provided 35% of the world’s population growth. But China’s strict family-planning rules—the so-called one-child policy introduced in 1980—drastically reduced its birth rate. Now its population is about to decline.
On Tuesday, experts raised the possibility that India’s 1.417 billion people may have surpassed China’s population numbers according to the latest estimates from the World Population Review. The news came after China’s National Bureau of Statistics announced that the country’s total population declined by 850,000 between the end of 2021 and the end of 2022.
India, where half the population is under the age of 30. All are set to be the world’s fastest-growing major economy in the coming years. To make the most of the demographic dividend. Modi needs to create jobs for the millions of people entering the workforce every year. As the nation moves away from farm jobs.
The third-largest economy in Asia is currently self-sufficient in food production. In terms of rice, wheat, and sugar production, it ranks second. While being the leading importer of edible oils, it is also the largest consumer of sugar. India is the third-largest market for the purchase of crude oil, the second-largest consumer of steel and gold. In addition, it is the third-largest domestic aviation market in the world.