India's population growth falling already: Explained in four charts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Independence Day warned about the hazards of a population explosion. 

This alarm, however, was sounded when the country's population growth had already been slowing for some time. But, there are a few worries that need to be addressed. The population bulge today lies near the age of 30 years. 

This is because more and more people are choosing to give birth at this age. Modi’s message is important because of this: It intends to warn against a further upturn in population growth, which could become a crisis. Many experts agree with the PM.

Source: Census 2011, Sample Registration System, Registrar General of India

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