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Appeared in Year: 2015

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Discuss the main sources of demographic data in the Indian system. Give your suggestion for the measures to improve the quality of data.


The main sources of demographic data in India are:

(i) Census: The most important source of demographic data in India is the census. It provides valuable information about the country and its people at a given point of time. A population census is an official enumeration of the inhabitants of a country with statistics relating to their location,

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