OVERVIEW GRAPHS - POPULATION


YearPakistanBangladeshBritish IndiaIndiaSri Lanka
1861858
187182458
1881998
1891171972
19011784110
1911158899
19211527116
19331522128
19471742
19543803114798
196139530941721
197138878825288
197641656110778945
1981535200124179493
19867633101437711811
199112804951923818763
199617208832390723176
2001274213933026326411
2006455129445197231220
20118879500010970243455

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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