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Over 1.22 billion enrolled onto Aadhaar, with 2.7 million in August 2018

As of August 2018, over 1.22 billion people had been enrolled onto the Aadhaar database in India with the help of 23,896 enrollment stations, according to data provided by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). On an average, 13.3 million Aadhaar numbers were generated or updated per month. Unsurprisingly the two most populous states, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra have completed the most number of Aadhaar enrollments so far; 203.8 million and 115.6 million Aadhaar respectively. On the basis of age, 72% of Aadhaar cards have been issued to people who are 18 years or above.

The total number of authentications made via Aadhaar has been 22.5 billion so far. In August 2018, there were 940 million authentications were made, up slightly as compared to July 2018. Monthly authentication numbers have shown a decline and stood at 940 million.


The number of Aadhaar updates climbed to 226 million up till now; 8 million updates were made in August 2018.

The total number of eKYC transaction increased to 6.2 billion, out of which 3.5 billion took place in the last 12 months. Further, 242 million eKYC transactions were made in August 2018.

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