India’s Tiger Population Increasing By 6% Per Year.

King George V tiger

In 2006, when the survey was first conducted, India had only 1,411 tigers and since then the population has increased at six per cent per annum, the survey said.

The numbers rose to 1,706 in 2010 and 2,226 in 2014, with India accounting for most of the 3,500 tigers scattered around the world.

India is now ascertained to be home to at least 70 percent of the world’s tigers.