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India

India Urban and rural Stats

Definitions

  • Female rural population: Total number of females living in rural areas by country.
  • Female urban population: Total number of females living in urban areas by country.
  • Female urban population per thousand people: Total number of females living in urban areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Females living in cities proper: Total number of females living in cities proper. The UN definition for city proper varies for each country but usually refers to a locality with legal boundaries, some form of local government and does not include its outlying suburbs and districts. Numbers only include cities proper with a population over 100,000.
  • Male rural population: Total number of males living in rural areas by country.
  • Male rural population per thousand people: Total number of males living in rural areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male urban population: Total number of males living in urban areas by country.
  • Male urban population per thousand people: Total number of males living in urban areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Males living in cities proper: Total number of males living in cities proper. The UN definition for city proper varies for each country but usually refers to a locality with legal boundaries, some form of local government and does not include its outlying suburbs and districts. Numbers only include cities proper with a population over 100,000.
  • Population living in cities proper: Each city population by sex, city and city type.
  • Population living in urban agglomerations: Total population living in urban agglomerations. An urban agglomeration should not be confused with a metropolitan area, whereas an agglomeration refers to multiple connected urban cities, while a metropolitan area refers to a central urban area with outlying suburban cities and districts.
  • Rural population: Total population living in rural areas by country.
  • Rural population per thousand people: Total population living in rural areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Urban population: Total population living in urban areas by country.
  • Urban population per thousand people: Total population living in urban areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Female rural population 394.59 million 2008 1st out of 75
Female urban population 160.31 million 2008 1st out of 75
Female urban population per thousand people 136.48 2008 63th out of 75
Females living in cities proper 58,896 2001 23th out of 35
Male rural population 417.25 million 2008 1st out of 75
Male rural population per thousand people 355.21 2008 11th out of 75
Male urban population 178.04 million 2008 1st out of 75
Male urban population per thousand people 151.57 2008 61st out of 75
Males living in cities proper 61,780 2001 24th out of 35
Population living in cities proper 172.41 million 2001 1st out of 42
Population living in urban agglomerations 105,377 2001 13th out of 15
Rural population 811.84 million 2008 1st out of 85
Rural population per thousand people 691.13 2008 17th out of 84
Urban population 338.36 million 2008 2nd out of 85
Urban population per thousand people 288.05 2008 69th out of 84

SOURCES: United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables

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