What is the Tiger Population in India in 2021?

By Ritika Pant|Updated : July 1st, 2022

A survey was conducted, stating the Tiger population in India in 2021 was 2967, approximately 70% of the international tiger population. The population growth rate of tigers is 6% yearly, and the total tiger reserves in India have also increased to 53.

The total population of tigers in India in 2021 is getting reduced, but the government is taking numerous measures to expand the tiger population in the upcoming years.

Total Tiger Population in India 2021?

The total tiger population in India in 2021 is 2,967 spreading in almost 20 states. This count has been almost lowered compared to the recent estimation done in 2018. The population is declining for a majority of reasons which include:

  • Habitat loss due to the growth of industries and the cutting of trees.
  • Tigers have been captured for illegal trade or poaching.

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FAQs On Tiger population in India 2021

  • There are roughly 2967 tigers in India in 2021. Sadly, the number has decreased over the last few years. The total number of tigers in India is 70% of the global population.

  • Madhya Pradesh has the highest number of tigers in 2021. The state has estimated that the population of tigers there is around 526.

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