Expatriation and Immigration in India

Overview by Globlatrade.net:

Capital: New Delhi


Total Population: 1,155,347,678
Annual Growth Rate: 1.3%
Density: 383 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 28.7%
Population of main cities including suburbs: Delhi (22,400,000); Mumbai (22,300,000); Calcutta (16,000,000); Chennai (8,050,000); Bangalore (7,600,000); Hyderabad (7,350,000).
Ethnic Origins: Indo-Aryan 72%, Dravidian 25%, Mongoloid and Others 3%
Official Language: Hindi (spoken by more than 50% of the country’s population) and English.
Other Languages Spoken: 17 regional languages are recognized by the Constitution of India, which include Bengali, Gujarati, Oriya, Punjabi, Telegu, Kannada, Malayalam and Marathi. Muslims largely speaks Urdu.
Business Language(s): English
Religion: Hindu 80.5%, Muslim 13.4%, Christian 2.3%, Sikh 1.9%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.1%.
Literacy Rate: 61.0%

Local Time:

It is %T:%M %A In New Delhi

Exchange Rate on

: National Currency:
Indian Rupee (INR)

Country Overview

Area: 3,287,260 km²
Type of State: India is a federal Republic state based on parliamentary democracy.
Type of Economy: Low-income economy, Emerging Financial Market.
Second greatest population and largest liberal democracy in the world. Importance of agriculture and the IT sector in the economy.
HDI*: 0.519/1
HDI (World Rank): 119/169

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.


Telephone Code:
To Make a Call From India, Dial 00
To Make a Call to India, Dial +91
Internet Suffix: .in
Computers: 1.5 per 100 Inhabitants
Telephone Lines: 3.2 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 7.0 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 56% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Imports of Goods (million USD) 178,410 229,370 321,032 257,202 322,702
Exports of Goods (million USD) 121,808 150,159 194,827 164,907 216,162
Imports of Services (million USD) 58,222 70,388 87,760 80,274 116,906
Exports of Services (million USD) 69,456 86,612 103,829 90,193 109,514

Source: WTO - World Trade Organization


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