As we all know India and China have been in the race of highest populated country In the world. According to the reports of U.S Researcher Yi Fuxian, of University of Wisconsin-Madison academic that India has surpassed the China population . The reports have caused an uproar among the demographers with many finding loopholes in the claims and even calling it unsystematic .
Yi Fuxian claims that China population may be 1.29 billion and not 1.38 billion which was told by Chinese Officials, which is less than Indians population of 1.32 billion.
Recently Yi Fuxian has attended a seminar at Peking University and said that “China’s real population may have been about 1.29 billion last year, which is around 90 million fewer people than the official figure released by the National Bureau of Statistics “.
He also stated that the Government has overrated the birth rate there were 377.6 million new births from 1991 to 2016, which is less than the official figure of 464.8 million which is 90 million lesser.
India population which is around 1.32 billion by the end of 2016 is yet to increase more and hit 1.7 billion and starts to decline According to World Health Organization.