INDIA Population: Geographically India is 3, 204, 000 sq. km with 28 states and 7 union territories. Nearly 18.5 percent of the world’s population is in India, living on just 2.4 % of the world’s surface. India has a population of 1,207,995,904 people making it the second largest populous country in the world . It is predicted that soon it will overtake China to become the largest populous country. It will be interesting to note that there are more people in India than in North and South America combined. India is one –third the size of the United States geographically, and four times bigger than the United States in terms of population. While the Christian Church in India is estimated to be growing by 5,000 people per day, the nation grows by 55,000 per day. India contains the largest blocks of UN-reached people in the world.