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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

Qualities and Characteristics of a good questionnaire

Characteristics of Good Questionnaire

Understanding the use of questionnaire A questionnaire is consists of a number of questions printed (or typed) in a definite order on a form (or set of forms). The form/s are usually mailed to the respondents who are expected to read and understand the questions and reply to them in writing in the relevant spaces

Human Development Index (HDI), GDI & GEM

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX (HDI) What is the human development index (HDI)? The HDI is a composite index that measures a country’s average achievements based on 3 basic aspects of  human development: longevity, knowledge, and a decent standard of living. Longevity is measured by life expectancy at birth; knowledge is measured by a combination of the

Classification of Towns as per Census of India 2011

Census classification of towns

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,