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Demography & Family Welfare

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India is in which phase of demographic cycle?



A High Stationary
B High expanding

C Low stationary
D Late expanding

Ans. D Late expanding (Ref. Text book of PSM by Ref: Park; 22nd edi, pg –441)

Stage of demographic cycle

Meaning

E.g.

First stage

High stationary

High Birth rate (BR) & high Death rate (DR) which cancels each other and population remains stationary.

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Second stage

Early expanding

DR decreasing but BR high

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Third stage

Late expanding

DR decreasing still further BR also starts declining.

Population continues to grow as BR>DR.

E.g. India

Forth stage

Low stationary

Low BR & low DR.

Population is stationary.

E.g. UK, Denmark, Sweden, Belgium.

Fifth stage

Declining

BR < DR .

Population is decreasing

e. g. Germany, Hungary

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