Demography

Population projection | Meaning, Importance and Need

Population projection | Meaning, Importance and Need

What is population projection? Population projection deals with computations of future projection size and characteristics based on assumptions about future trends in fertility, mortality and migration.  Since it is not possible to predict the future trends in fertility, mortality and migration with cent percent certainty, it is also not possible to predict the future size …

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Demography, sources and availability of demographic data

Demography, sources and availability of demographic data

Demography: Demography is the statistical study of human populations. Demographic characteristics of a country provide an overview of its population size, composition territorial distribution, changes therein and the components of changes such as nativity, mortality, and social mobility. Demography is important for town planners due to need of forecasting and planning for the people. People are …

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Impact of migration on different classes of towns in India

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 …

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Census classification of towns

Classification of Towns as per Census of India 2011

Classification of Towns in India Classification of towns can be done on a number of basis and different countries and organizations use different classification of towns. It can be on basis of income level, education level, according to per capita income etc. Classification of Towns as per census of India All places with a municipality, …

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