OVERVIEW GRAPHS - POPULATION


YearIndiaPakistanSri LankaBritish IndiaBangladesh
1861858
187182458
1881998
1891171972
19011101784
1911991588
19211161527
19331281522
19471742
19543114380798
196130943951721
197178823885288
197611077416894556
1981124175359493200
19861437776311811310
199119238128018763495
199623907172023176883
2001302632742264111393
2006519724551312202944
20111097028879434555000

Notes

• Pakistan came into existence in 1947 after the Indian Empire became independent and split into India and Pakistan.

• Between 1947 and1971 Pakistan included the region ‘East Pakistan’, which then became the independent Bangladesh.

• Ceylon became independent from Britain in 1948, and changed its name to Sri Lanka in 1972.


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