According to the Indian census, carried out in 2011, the population of India was exactly 1,210,193,422, which means India has crossed the 1-billion mark. This is the second most populous country of the world after China and the various studies have projected that India will be world’s number-1 populous country, surpassing China, by 2025. In spite of the fact that the population policies, family planning and welfare programmes undertaken by the Govt. of India have led to a continuous decrease in the fertility rate, yet the actual stabilization of population can take place only by 2050.
The two main common causes leading to over population in India are:
The actual problem is that India's population cannot be fully utilized as a human resource hub;causes are many illiteracy,poverty,unawareness ,to name a few.
China has implemented various schemes curbing any further population growth.But these lack in the poverty stricken-developing nation of India.
Overpopulation in India is leading to the following issues :