The People:

Population:

      India is the second largest country with respect to population. Nearly 65% of its population is between the ages of 15 to 65, with a median age of 25.3 years.

Literacy & Education: 

The literacy rate is nearly 65%, with the largest school age population in the world.

There are more than 400 universities, 20,000 colleges and 7000 technical institutions.

Labor Force:

      India has nearly 525 million people constituting its labor force, ranging from the unskilled to the highly specialized worker.

Religion:

      All major religions have flourished in India for centuries, with Hinduism, Islam, Christianity and Sikhism being the four major ones.

Language:

      There are twenty one languages that are officially recognized, with Hindi being the most commonly spoken. However, English is the language used for legislation, national governmental work, the courts, university level education, industry and trade organizations and associations, and most commercial transactions.