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Do you know how many people in India have their own passport?

The number of passport holders in India has increased significantly in recent years and many passports have been issued. However, only a small proportion of the Indian population still has a passport and more than 90 percent have not been issued a passport. In such a situation, the question arises: How many people in India have a passport and what percentage of the population has a passport? Apart from this, which state is leading in terms of passport holders in India? So you know the answer to all questions about passport holders…

How many people have a passport in India?

The Foreign Ministry responded to this on Friday. In fact, in response to Navkumar Sarnia’s question, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shared how many people in the country have passports and which state has the highest number of passport holders. According to government documents, passports have been issued to around 9,58,35,903 people in India as of December 8, 2022.

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Which citizens have the most passports?

Looking at the numbers by state, Kerala has the highest number of passport holders. 11266986 people have a passport in Kerala. 10473988 people have a passport in Maharashtra. According to this, 9714699 people have a passport in Tamil Nadu while 8793653 people have a passport in Uttar Pradesh. You can find out how many people have a passport in which state from the list below.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands – 4316
Andhra Pradesh – 3791012
Arunachal Pradesh – 25700
Bihar – 2848374
Chandigarh – 316890
Chhattisgarh – 354505
Dadra and Nagar Haveli – 20606
Daman and Islands – 54987
Delhi – 3906063
Gujarat- 6761930
Haryana- 3209980
Himachal Pradesh – 446759
Jammu and Kashmir – 1000824
Jharkhand – 769720
Karnataka – 6635435
Kerala – 11266986
Ladakh – 30814
Madhya Pradesh – 1556358
Maharashtra – 10473988
Manipur – 88463
Meghalaya – 57094
Mizoram – 37125
Nagaland – 43812
Puducherry – 233706
Punjab- 7717288
Rajasthan – 2926393
Sikkim – 46777
Tamil Nadu – 9714699
Telangana- 5020024
Uttar Pradesh – 8793653
Uttarakhand – 770027
West Bengal – 4568749

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In India, 62 out of 1000 people have a passport. While Kerala ranks first with 244 out of 1000. Additionally, 3,69,949 people applied for a passport last week, thereby increasing the number of people receiving passports. Among the 48 countries where India ranks 69th, Indian passport gets visa on arrival.

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