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India - Facts and Figures

This page shows some interesting facts and figures about India. Some of the collated data might be of out of date. But the trend is evident from the facts and figures - that the population growth is galloping.


Geography
Geographic Coordinates 20 00 N, 77 00 E
Area
Land 2,973,190 sq km
Water 314,400 sq km
People
Population 1,095,351,995 (July 2006)
Population growth rate 1.38%
Religions Hindu 80.5%, Muslim 13.4%, Christian 2.3%, Sikh 1.9%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.1% (2001)
Languages English enjoys associate status and Hindi is the national language; there are 14 other official languages: Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogri, Gujarati, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu.
Literacy 59.5%
Economy
GDP (real growth rate) Rs 178.636 trillion (2006)
GDP - Per capita (PPP) Rs 35,183.639 billion (2006)
Unemployment Rate 7.8% (2006)
Investment (gross fixed) 29.2% of GDP (2006)
Budget Revenues: Rs 4,834.933 billion
Expenditure: Rs 6,354.954 billion
Industrial production growth rate 7.5% (2006)
Transport
Airports 341 (2006)
Heliports 28 (2006)
Railways 63,230 km
Roadways 3,383,344 km

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Statistics on India
Statistics on India