When did the first census take place in India ?
(British started it in 1872) then II census was taken place in 1881 after that every 10th year census are done.
Which year is called the 'Demographic divide' in India ?
1921 census shows negative growth rate due to increase in death rate because of influenza epidemic of 1918 - 19.
Which period is referred to as the period of population explosion ?
It was fertility induced growth period just after Independence.
Which is the state with maximum sex ratio in India ?
Kerala is the state with maximum sex ratio.
Which is the state with minimum sex ratio in India ?
Haryana is state with minimum sex ratio.
The Changing age structure offers a demographic dividend for India. Identify from the following choices, the relevant age range that alllows for demographic dividend.
15 - 64 range is usaually known as WAP (Working Age Population) that allows demographic dividend.
What are the salient demographic feature of India's Population ?
All above factors combined forms the features of Indian demography.
Thomas Robert malthus most influential writing was titled ________.
The Theory of Population is given by malthus in his book.
According to Malthus, Population growth occurs which means that the population increases according to its birth rate.
Malthus proved that population rises gemetrically (i .e. like 2,4,8,16,32) where on the other hand food grains rise arithmetically (i .e. like 2,4,6,8,10)
Positive checks on population growth can Include:-
Positive checks are things that may shorter the average lifespan such as, disease, warfare, famine & poor living condition.
Natural Change and _____ are the two factors that affect population change for a particular area.
other than natural change in Birth rate and Death rate, what changes the no. of Popuation of an area is migration.
India has roughly what Percentage of the world's population ?
India has 1.2 billion population which is around 17% of total popuulation of world i.e 6 billion.
The dependent Population comprises of -
(i) Elderly People
(ii) Women & Children
(iii) Unemployed Person
(iv) Artisans & Rural People
Elderly People, women and children are often described as liability in many countries.
Consider the following statements and indentify the right ones -
(i) According to the Malthusian Theory, supply of food grains increase in geometric progression.
(ii) The population grows in arithmetic progression.
As per malthus population grows geometrically whereas food grains grow arithmetically.
Consider the following statement and identify the right ones -
(i) Malthus supported population control ton ensure balance between population and availability of food grains.
(ii) He advocated 'unethical' means to control population.
He advocated ethical means to control Population like self control, marriages etc.
Consider the following satement and Indentify the right ones -
(i) According to the theory of demographic transition in the first stage, Birth rate is low but death rate is high.
(ii) The difference between them is high.
According to the theory of demographic transition in the first stage, Birth rate are high and the difference Between them is quite low.
Consider the following & Identify the right ones.
(i) In the second stage of demographic transition death rates declines.
(ii) The difference between birth rate & death rate decreases.
In second stage, there is negligible decline in the Birth rate. Hence the difference between birth & death increases.
Arrange the birthrates of the states in the highest to lowest order.
U.P's birth rate is highest with 27.8% followed by Bihar with 27.7% than Rajasthan & Karnataka.
Which Five year plan stated the objective of stabilizing the population growth to be the central feature of planning ?
In third five year plan (1661 - 66) family planning was adopted as a measure to stabilise the population growth.
The Department of family planning was set - up in __________.
From III five year plan onwards, importance was given to family planning measures to stabilize the population growth.