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MVSAT Dec 2023

What is the rank of India in the world in terms of population ?
A. Second
B. First
C. Third
D. None

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Hint: India's current population is 1,369,178,904. India's population is equal to 17.74% of the world's total. The population density is 460 per Km2 in India (1,192 people per mi2)

Complete answer:
India is ranked second in terms of population in the world with a whooping population of 1,369,178,904 which is 17.74% of world’s total.
India's population is estimated to be close to 1,380 billion, or 1,380 million, or 138 crore, in 2020. In India, the total population is expected to be 1,366 billion or 1,366 million or 136.6 crore individuals in 2019. In India, there are 71.7 cr males and 66.3 cr females residing. Behind China, India is the second most populous nation in the world. It is now estimated that by 2027, with 1.47 billion inhabitants, India is most likely to surpass China to become the world's most populous country. And India will reach the 1.5 billion mark by 2030. With 1.65 bn inhabitants, India's population will peak in 2059.
Now lets see the options -
Second - China is the most populated country in the world followed by India thus this option is right.
First - china is ranked first in terms of population not india thus this option is wrong.
Third - India is ranked second thus this option is wrong too.
None - correct option is A thus this option is wrong too.

Hence the correct answer is option A.

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