Please note: The data on this tracker is being updated by phase, and statistics on this dashboard are representative of the final candidate nominations up till that date. Right now, the dashboard reflects the data up until the following phase(s) of the 2024 Lok Sabha Elections:

Phase 1

Party-wise age breakdown

Party-wise sex ratio

Parties we are focusing on

We need actionable research on youth centric issues,
but there’s a big information gap.

Young people are a crucial demographic data point when it comes to political research
we enhance existing knowledge and build onto political discourse by shedding light on age
and youth as a vital variable in research.

Young people’s issues and causes need to be brought into the mainstream.

67
crore young Indians

28.4
India’s median age

65%
of the population under the age of 29

Information is power.

Disseminating quality research by and for the youth helps develop them as a socio-political category.

1.

Closing the information gap within political research

2.

Developing robust frameworks for implementing youth programs

3.

Ensuring young people are taken up as a consequential point of focus in policy

Democratic participation is enhanced by accurate and unbiased research. The Centre for Youth Policy allows young Indians to make this possible.

Research is creating new knowledge.

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Mapping India’s Youth


India has the largest youth demographic in the world, with upwards of 670 million Indians below the age of 25. Each state in India also has a demographic dividend, and CYP’s work focuses on highlighting them such that they’re a part of our discourse. Explore our map to find out interesting youth-centric details about each state, such as the youth demographic, their respective Youth Affairs Department and Minsiter as well as their state’s Youth Policy. We want to our young people on the map—use this directory as your one stop for all things youth related.


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