Nine states in India have population that are composed of ageing people higher than several Scandinavian countries like Norway, Sweden and Denmark – countries that are often held up as examples of slowing demographics.

This startling fact about the demographic pattern of India has been revealed in a report on a website called IndiaSpend, a data journalism-backed analysis website.

According to the report in IndiaSpend, nine states in India have a Total Fertility Rate (TFR) below the replacement level. Read more