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What is Population Geography?

Projected population in urban areas and growth rates from 2018 to 2030

Population Geography is the study of the demography from a geographical perspective. Population Geography helps to understand the various facets pertaining to the spatial variation in the distribution of the human population across the Earth with reference to the physical, cultural and socio-economic environment. Post World War II there was increasing availability of population data

Population Explosion | Meaning, Reasons & Effects


There has been a rapid growth of the human population in the last century due to the difference in the birth rate and the mortality rates. In the next one decade, the population of the world is expected to grow by another billion. The impact of uncontrolled population growth impacts not just a section of

What is Migration

What is migration Migration is the movement of people or animals from one place to another. What is Human Migration? It is the movement of people from one place in the  world to another for the purpose of taking up permanent or  semi permanent residence, usually across a political boundary. An example of “semi permanent residence”

Standardization of rates in Demography


Standardization of rates in Demography is required for comparison of various rates concerning human population either between different groups or the same group over a period of time requires careful thinking. One of the most important problems in demography is comparison of rates and ratios among different populations or for the same population over time.

Need of studying Fertility in Demography

Fertility concerns the addition of new members to a population by birth; that is, the actual performance of a population in bearing children. It is one of the components of population change. Births and deaths are technically referred to as fertility and mortality in demography. It differs from fecundity, which refers to the physiological capability

Impact of migration on different classes of towns in India

What is migration?   Migration A migration is defined as a move from one migration defining area  to another that was made during a given migration interval and that involved a change of residence. The movement which is purely temporary in nature, like, visiting religious places, official tour, medical treatment etc., are not to be