Coupon Accepted Successfully!



  • Whether a growing population stimulates growth or retards growth depends upon the factors that determine economic growth
  • In case of India, we find that the country is overpopulated and is instrumental in retarding growth.
  • Present population growth of India is 1.6% per annum, it occupies 2.4% per the world’s land area, contributes 1.2% to the world’s income and accommodates 17.5% of the world’s population. On an average every 6th person in the world is an Indian.
  • CBR = 21.8 and CDR = 7.1, Density of population is 382 per sq. Km, sex ratio is 940 per 1000 male population, life expectancy is at 63.5 years.
  • According to 2011 census, India’s literacy rate is 74.04%. Male literacy rate is 82.1% and female literacy rate is 65.5%.
  • Kerala has highest sex ratio, highest life expectancy, highest literacy rate, lowest birth rate.
  • Analyzing the NPP of India, we find that economic and social factors have not been given proper weight age and complete reliance has been placed on family planning.

Test Your Skills Now!
Take a Quiz now
Reviewer Name