IAS General Studies Prelims Question No. 66

A country has crude birth rate of 44 and a crude death rate of 11. The number of immigrants is more than emigrants. What would be the rate of natural increase of population?
[A] 0. 75%
[B] 3. 3%
[C] 2. 9%
[D] Can not be determined
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[B] 3. 3%
• Crude Birth Rate : Number of Births per 1000 population in a given year.
• Crude Death Rate : Number of Deaths per 1000 population in a given year.
• Natural Increase Rate of Population = Crude Birth Rate- Crude Death rate

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