List of Indian States and Union Territories By Population

List of Indian States and Union Territories By Population

List of Indian States and Union Territories By Population 2022: India is a country with a large population and ranked number 2 in the world in terms of population, only behind China. In India, there are 28 states and 8 union territories.

Please note all numbers are approximate data and they will be updated as per new data released by the Census of India. Here’s a list of Indian states and union territories (UTs) by population.

List of 28 Indian States and 8 Union Territories By Population

RankState/UT20192011Country (Equivalent)World Rank
1Uttar Pradesh237,882,725199,812,341Pakistan5
2Bihar124,799,926104,099,452Japan12
3Maharashtra123,144,223112,374,333Japan12
4West Bengal99,609,30391,276,115Egypt15
5Madhya Pradesh85,358,96572,626,809Democratic Republic of the Congo17
6Rajasthan81,032,68968,548,437Iran20
7Tamil Nadu77,841,26772,147,030Iran20
8Karnataka67,562,68661,095,297United Kingdom21
9Gujarat63,872,39960,439,692France23
10Andhra Pradesh53,903,39349,576,777Myanmar27
11Odisha46,356,33441,974,218Spain31
12Telangana39,362,73235,004,000Iraq36
13Jharkhand38,593,94832,988,134Afghanistan37
14Kerala35,699,44333,406,061Morocco41
15Assam35,607,03931,205,576Morocco41
16Punjab30,141,37327,743,338Mozambique48
17Chhattisgarh29,436,23125,545,198Yemen48
18Haryana28,204,69225,351,462Venezuela51
NCTDelhi18,710,92216,787,941Malawi63
UT1Jammu & Kashmir13,606,32012,258,433Guinea75
19Uttarakhand11,250,85810,086,292Haiti84
20Himachal Pradesh7,451,9556,864,602China, Hong Kong SAR104
21Tripura4,169,7943,673,917Kuwait130
22Meghalaya3,366,7102,966,889Bosnia and Herzegovina135
23Manipur3,091,5452,855,794Mongolia137
24Nagaland2,249,6951,978,502Botswana146
25Goa1,586,2501,458,545Bahrain153
26Arunachal Pradesh1,570,4581,383,727Bahrain153
UT2Puducherry1,413,5421,247,953Trinidad and Tobago153
27Mizoram1,239,2441,097,206Mauritius158
UT3Chandigarh1,158,4731,055,450Eswatini159
28Sikkim690,251610,577Solomon Islands166
UT4Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu615,724586,956Luxembourg170
UT5A.& N.Islands417,036380,581Brunei Darussalam176
UT6Ladakh289,023290,492French Guiana183
UT7Lakshadweep73,18364,473Dominica204
India1,371,360,3501,210,854,9772

Summary

  • Uttar Pradesh is the most populated state of India with an estimated population of 237,882,725 which is equivalent to the population of the neighboring country Pakistan.
  • Sikkim is the least populated state of India with an estimated population of 690,251 which is equivalent to the country in the South Pacific, The Solomon Islands.
  • Delhi is the most populated union territory of India with a population of 18,710,922 individuals.
  • Lakshadweep is the least populated union territory of India with a population of 73,183 individuals.

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