From 1951 to 2024: How MUSLIM Population Increased In India


2024/04/29 15:56:52 IST

1951 - 9.8%

    In 1951, Muslims accounted for 9.8% of Indias total population, showing a significant presence since the countrys independence.

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1961 - 10.69%

    By 1961, the Muslim population share increased to 10.69%, indicating a gradual growth over the decade.

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1971 - 11.21%

    In 1971, the share further rose to 11.21%, reflecting a continuing upward trend in Muslim population proportions.

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1981 - 11.75%

    By 1981, Muslims constituted 11.75% of Indias total population, showcasing a steady rise in their demographic representation.

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1991 - 12.61%

    In 1991, the Muslim population share increased to 12.61%, indicating a sustained growth trajectory over several decades.

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2001 - 13.43%

    By 2001, the Muslim population share rose to 13.43%, continuing the trend of incremental increases in their proportion within the Indian populace.

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2011 - 14.2%

    In 2011, Muslims constituted 14.2% of Indias total population, marking a notable increase in their demographic presence over the decades.

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2024 - Over 15%

    The share of the Muslim population in 2024 is estimated to be over 15%. Since 2011, the Indian government hasnt conducted a census, the exact numbers couldnt identified. This is just a speculation.

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