IAS Economy Practice Question . 9

What are the main features of elderly population of India?
1. Majority of them are in Rural areas
2. There is an increase in number of older old (persons above 80 years) in India
3. Majority of them are below Poverty Line
Choose the correct option:
[A]Only 1 & 2
[B]Only 2 & 3
[C]Only 1 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3


Answer: Only 1 & 2
The third statement is incorrect as a large percentage (30%) of the elderly are below the poverty line, not majority. Rest two statements are correct. (Source : Ministry)

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