Author: Prakash C Jain

About Author


Formerly, Professor of Sociology/International Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University, Dr. Jain is currently associated with the International School for Jain Studies, New Delhi. Dr. Jain has authored and edited many books on West Asia, Indian diaspora and the Jain community, his latest being- Jain Community of Bundelkhand: Socio-economic and Cultural Change. (2020).

Jain Population in India – Some Historical Trends November, 2020 Prakash C Jain

This article highlights the five major historical trends of the Jain population in India in modern times in terms of (i) the size, (ii) its share/proportion in the total population of India, (iii) decadal growth rate, (iv) urbanization, and (v) sex ratio.