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Census

The procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population is known as Census. As per the United Nations, the essential features of population and housing census are: Individual enumeration Universality within a defined territory Simultaneity Defined periodicity” United Nations recommends that population censuses be taken at least every 10 ..

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Final Order of J&K Delimitation Panel

Recently, the Delimitation Commission on Jammu and Kashmir signed its final order redrawing the Jammu and Kashmir’s assembly constituencies. Who is the head of the Delimitation commission? The three-member Delimitation Commission on Jammu and Kashmir was headed by Justice (retd) Ranjana Desai. Who are the ex-officio members? Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra and the state ..

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Census in Kaziranga National Park

The Kaziranga National Park is a Tiger Reserve and a World Heritage site. The park recently conducted its water fowl census. About the census The census is conducted in the 52 wetlands in the parks. In 2021, the bird count increased to 93,491. It was 34,284 in 2020. The bird count has increased by 175% ..

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Asian Waterbird Census (AWC)

The Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) is an integral part of International Waterbird Census. The international census is conducted in 143 countries. About AWC The AWC is jointly held by Wetlands International and Bombay Natural History Society. AWC is held in the month of January every year. During the census, the volunteers visit the wetlands and ..

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China population grew at 0.53%

The annual population of China has slowed during the decade. This has put the demographic dividend of the country at risk. Outcomes of the Census The annual population growth of China was at 0.53% in 2020 census. It was 0.57% in 2010 census. The rate of population increase was the slowest since the first census. ..

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US Population increases by 7.4%

The Central Bureau of the United States recently announced that the population of the United States has increased by 7.4%. This is the second slowest growth of US Population since the Great Depression. Background The Census Bureau recently released the first set of data on US population. The complete demographic data of the country is ..

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Endangered Irrawaddy dolphins count increase in Chilika Lake

The Chilika Development Authority and the State Wildlife Wing recently carried out an annual dolphin census in the Chilika lake. According to the report of the census, the overall Irrawaddy dolphin population in the lake has increased from 146 to 162 in 2021. What are the reasons behind the increase in Irrawaddy Dolphins population? The ..

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