Know how many people have their own passport in India, this state has the highest number of people having passport.
The number of passport holders in India has increased significantly over the last few years and many passports have been issued. However, only a small section of India’s population still holds a passport and more than 90 percent have not made a passport. In such a situation, the question arises that how many people in India have passports and what percentage of the population holds passports? Apart from this, which state is the leader in terms of passport owners in India? So you know the answer to every question related to passport owners…
How many people have passports in India?
The Foreign Ministry replied to this on Friday. In fact, on Navkumar Sarnia’s question, the Ministry of External Affairs told how many people have passports in the country and which state has the highest number of passport holders. According to government documents, passports have been issued to approximately 9,58,35,903 people in India as of December 8, 2022.
Which state’s citizens have the most passports?
Looking at the state-wise figures, Kerala has the highest number of passport holders. 11266986 people have passport in Kerala. 10473988 people have passport in Maharashtra. After this, 9714699 people have passports in Tamil Nadu, while 8793653 people have passports in Uttar Pradesh. How many people have passports in which state, you can see in the list given below.
Andaman and Nicobar- 4316
Andhra Pradesh- 3791012
Arunachal Pradesh- 25700
Dadra and Nagar Haveli- 20606
Daman and Islands- 54987
Himachal Pradesh- 446759
Jammu and Kashmir- 1000824
Madhya Pradesh- 1556358
Tamil Nadu- 9714699
Uttar Pradesh- 8793653
West Bengal- 4568749
In India, 62 out of 1000 people have passports. Whereas Kerala has the first position at 244 out of 1000. Also, last week 3,69,949 people have applied for passport, due to which the number of people getting passport is continuously increasing. Indian passport gets visa on arrival among 48 countries in which India is ranked 69th.
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