India is on course to beat out China in terms of resident numbers.
According to United Nations projections, it’s now poised to become the world’s most populous country.
With a population of over 1.4 billion, India is expected to take the top spot by the end of this month.
India’s 2011 census put the country’s population at just over 1.2 billion.
Meaning that in the last 12 years, the country has added over 200 million people to its population.
The explosion may pose certain challenges.