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Around half India’s population in 24 states have achieved so-called replacement fertility rates of 2.1 children per women, which is the desired family size when the population stops growing.(Getty)

India’s population grew twice as fast as China’s: UN report

By Sanchita Sharma | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2019 08:48 AM IST
The least developed countries recorded the highest population growth, with countries in Africa registering an average of 2.7% a year, said the report, which marks 50 years of the UNFPA being established to support countries to bring down fertility levels.
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