Indian population density has been steadily growing.
Population Density is defined as the number of persons per square
kilometer. Population density is one of the important indices of the
density of population. The population density of India in 2001 was 324
persons per square kilometer. There is a large variation in population
density across India. It varies from 13 persons per sq. km in Arunachal
Pradesh to 9294 in Delhi. Among major states, West Bengal is the most
thickly populated with a population density of 904.