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Population Pyramids: India and China Population Pyramid


Population Pyramids

India and China Population Pyramid

India and China Population Pyramid
  • India՚s population for the age cohorts of 0 - 4,5 - 9,10 - 14 and 15 - 19 are roughly equal whereas the number for the older groups have become progressively smaller.
  • This will mean that the country՚s age group of younger population have stopped growing in numbers now and likely be shrinking slightly soon. This will not mean that the population of India will also start shrinking soon-far from it.
  • On the other hand, China՚s largest cohort is in its late 40s, which suggests that the sex selective abortions are likely to have taken off in the l…

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  • Fertility refers to the actual birth performance of a group of women or to the relative frequency with which the births occur in the total population.
  • The population growth in the world largely depends upon the human fertility. The replenishment of any society takes place through the process of human fertility.
  • Therefore, fertility is considered as a positive force which helps in the expansion of population, counteracting the force of attritio…

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