Population density reached 416 km per capita in 2015 in India, according to Faostat. This is 1.27 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, population density in India reached an all time high of 421 km per capita in 2013 and an all time low of 154 km per capita in 1961. When compared to India's main peers, population density in Bangladesh amounted to 1,189 km per capita, 144 km per capita in China, 232 km per capita in Pakistan and 328 km per capita in Sri Lanka in 2015.
India has been ranked 15th within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of population density, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.