English_Master February 16, 2016 No Comments
POPULATION STABILIZATION EVERYBODY’S CONCERN The data of the Census 2011 was made public on 31st March, 2011. It stated that India’s population has touched a new figure 1.21 billion with a rise of over 181 million from the last decade (1991-2001). Now, India’s population has touched the combined population of the well-known countries like the United States, Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Japan that is 1214.3 million. It is the 15th Census of India since 1872 and has presented many significant facts some of which are encouraging, while some discouraging as well. The most significant encouraging trend that it has shown is however, that after a lapse of 9 decades, the past decade (2001-11) witnessed the addition of smaller population than the decade that had just preceded, i. e., 1991-2001. The significant fact that has come to light is within the last six years, five States—Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Rajasthan—have added considerably to the population growth as half of the kids in these States belong to the age group of 1 to 6. But, the silver lining is that two of the most populous States (Uttar Pradesh and Bihar) have shown a decline in the decadal growth. During the past decade (1991-2001), these two States had...
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