India records a population of more women than men

India is home to around 1.3 billion people and UN projections forecast the country's population to overtake China later this decade. The survey's data was drawn from around 600,000 households across India.

India records a population of more women than men

India has recorded a population of more women than men for the first time, according to government data that also showed that the country is no longer facing a population boom.

After two years of research, the National Family and Health Survey (NFHS) released a report saying that the country has recorded 1,020 women per 1,000 men.