India is the second largest country in the world by population. Due to high growth rate of population, India will become largest country in the world by population in 2050 as per the reports. As per the census of 2011, India has population of 1.21 billion which is the second largest in the world after China. So, let’s see top ten biggest state of India by population.

Top 10 Largest States of India by population

1. Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh is the largest state of India by population. As per the 2011 census, UP has estimated population of 199,581,477 which is 16.49% population of India. Uttar Pradesh is equivalent to Brazil in terms of population. Male female ratio is 1000/908 in the state.

2. Maharashtra

Maharashtra is the second largest state in the country by population. As per Census of 2011, Maharashtra has estimated population of 112,372,972 which is 9.28% population of the country. Maharashtra is equivalent to Mexico in terms of population. Male female ratio of Maharashtra is 1000/946.

3. Bihar

Bihar is the third largest state of India by population. It has estimated population of 103,804,637 which is 8.58% population of India. It is equivalent to Philippines in terms of population. Male female ratio of Bihar is 1000/916.

4. West Bengal

West Bengal is the 4th biggest state of India in terms of population. It has estimated population of 91,347,736 which is 7.55% population of India. West Bengal is equivalent to Vietnam in terms of population. Male female ratio of West Bengal is 1000/947.

5. Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh is the fifth largest state in the country in terms of population. It has estimated population of 72,597,565 which is 6.00% population of the country. Madhya Pradesh is equivalent to Turkey in population. Male female ratio of Madhya Pradesh is 1000/930.

6. Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu is the 6th largest state in the country. TN is equivalent to Turkey according to population. TN has estimated population of 72,138,958 which is 5.96% population of the country.

7. Rajasthan

Rajasthan is ranked #7 in the list with population of 68,621,012 which is equivalent to Thailand. Male female ratio of Rajasthan is 1000/926.

8. Karnataka

Karnataka is the 8th largest state of the country by population. Karnataka has estimated population of 61,130,704 which is 5.05% population of India. Male female ratio is 1000/968. Karnataka population is equivalent to Italy.

9. Gujarat

Gujarat is ranked at #9 in the list of biggest states of India by population. Gujarat’s population is equivalent to Italy as per 2011 census. Gujarat’s estimated population is 5.00% of the country. Male female ratio of Gujarat is 1000/918.

10. Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh is the tenth biggest state of the country by population. It has estimated population of 49,665,533 which is equivalent to South Korea.

Related: Top 10 Largest Cities in India

Article last re-published on February 11, 2015.

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