Population Growth: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

World Population to Peak in 2064 and Will Shrink after That: Lancet

Published: July 15, 2020

The Lancet Journal has come out with a report stating that the world population should come down after 2064 after reaching the peak. It is estimated that in 2064, the world population should touch 9.7 billion and will fall to 8.8 billion by the end of the century. The report has also stated that India ..




Age and Sex Structure in India

Published: November 22, 2017

Age and sex structure are an important biological attributes of any population. These factors affect demographic structure, social, economic and political status of any society. In society, status and roles are culturally determined and varies with culture. In traditional societies, age demands respect. But the modern societies are more youth-oriented. As far as the sex ..


Determinants of Population Change

Published: November 22, 2017

Three major factors that determine the change in population of any country viz. Fertility, Mortality and Migration. Of these, migration is not a major determinant of population change in Indian context. So, a detailed view of Mortality and Fertility assumes significance in the context of India. Fertility The following are the basic determinants of fertility. ..


Population of India: Facts & Trends

Published: December 14, 2015

According to 2011 Census, India has a population of about 1,210 million, which accounts for around 17.5% of the total world population. Globally, India is the second populous country in the world, next only to China. India sustains 17.5% of the world population with a meagre 2.4% of the world’s surface area (135.79 million sq. ..