Demography

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Demography

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 73%
Ease of Revision 6.7 / 10

The facts aspect may be difficult, but the definitions are easy to score from.

Question Pattern

This Chapter is a mix of definitions and facts.

Definitions focus on the different demographic indicators.

Facts concern themselves with latest Indian data on the above stats.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Maternal mortality ratio
  • Major contributor to demographic burden is
  • Carrying capacity
  • Vital statistics
  • Crude birth rate – Overview
  • India’s Population pyramid
  • Dependency ratio
  • General fertility rate – definition
  • Pregnancy wastage
  • Couple protection rate
  • Demographic Process & Cycle
  • Demographic overview of India
  • Literacy Rates
  • Sex ratio
  • Effective literacy rate
  • Net reproduction rate
  • Year of Great divide in Indian Demography
  • Formula for current annual growth rate of population

Suggested Revision

  • Potential support ratio
  • India – Key demographic facts
  • Fertility Indicators
  • India’s phase of Population growth

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