OVERVIEW GRAPHS - TIMELINE


Census YearCountry Name
1871Ceylon
1871India
1881India
1891Ceylon
1891India
1901British India
1901Ceylon
1911British India
1911Ceylon
1921British India
1921Ceylon
1933British India
1933Ceylon
1954Ceylon
1954India
1954Pakistan
1961Ceylon
1961India
1961Pakistan
1971Ceylon
1971India
1971Pakistan
1976Bangladesh
1976India
1976Pakistan
1976Sri Lanka
1981Bangladesh
1981India
1981Pakistan
1981Sri Lanka
1986Bangladesh
1986India
1986Pakistan
1986Sri Lanka
1991Bangladesh
1991India
1991Pakistan
1991Sri Lanka
1996Bangladesh
1996India
1996Pakistan
1996Sri Lanka
2001Bangladesh
2001India
2001Pakistan
2001Sri Lanka
2006Bangladesh
2006India
2006Pakistan
2006Sri Lanka
2011Bangladesh
2011India
2011Pakistan
2011Sri Lanka

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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