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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 ..

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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Status of Leopard in India 2018 Report

The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change recently released the “Status of Leopard in India, 2018” report. Key Findings of the Report India has 12,852 leopards as compared to 7,910 leopards in 2014. The leopard population has increased by 60% in the country The states that recorded highest leopard estimates were Madhya Pradesh, ..

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Antyodaya Diwas celebrated

On September 25, 2020, the Ministry of Rural Development celebrated foundation day of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana celebrated as “Antyodaya Diwas”. The Day was celebrated under the theme “Kaushal Se Kal Badlenge”. So far, the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana has trained 10.51 lakh rural youth. Among these, 6.65 are placed with ..

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