Demography

Tribes of Andaman & Nicobar

December 29, 2015

There are 6 aboriginal tribes in Andaman & Nicobar islands.  On the basis of features, they can be divided into Negrito and Mongoloid. Great Andamanese, Onge, Jarawa and Sentinelese are negrito while Nicobarese and Shompen are mongoloid. Shompens and Nicobarese seem to be descendents of primitive Malayans....

End of China’s One Child Policy

December 25, 2015

After a period of 35 years, China has recently changed its one-child policy and allowed the married couples to have at most two children. Historical background During the 1960’s, China under the rule of Maoists was an impoverished agrarian economy with a typical birth rate of six...

Demographic Transition Theory

December 14, 2015

The demographic transition theory studies the relationship between economic development and population growth. It discusses about changes in birth rate and death rate and consequently growth rate of population in assonance with the process of growth and development. It is also used to describe and predict the...

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