CBSE Class 9 Geography Chapter 6 Notes - Population


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India’s population as of March 2011 stood at 1,210.6 million, which accounted for 17.5 per cent of the world’s population. These people are haphazardly scattered over our country’s broad area. The 2011 Census data unveils that Uttar Pradesh with a population capacity of 166 million people is the most populated state of India. Uttar Pradesh comprises about 16 per cent of the nation’s population. On the other hand, Sikkim, the Himalayan state has a population of approximately 0.5 million, and Lakshadweep has a population of only 60 thousand people.

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Q1. Define the Relation Between Occupational Structure and Development?

Ans: The population percentage that is economically effective is an essential index of development. The division of the population according to various sorts of occupation is related to the occupational structure. The balance of people serving in various activities differs in developed and emerging nations. Developed countries have a high balance of people in secondary, and tertiary activities. Emerging nations tend to have a greater dimension of their workforce involved in primary exercises.

Q2. Outline the Important Features of the National Population Policy 2000?

Ans: The essential characteristics of the National Population Policy 2000 include: the NPP 2000 recognises youngsters as one of the critical parts of the population that requires significant attention. Beside nutritional demands, the policy places massive significance on other significant requirements of youngsters along with safeguard from sexually transmitted diseases and unwanted pregnancies. It also involves programmes that focus on child-bearing, education of youngsters concerning the danger of unsafe sex, building contraceptive solutions, preparing nourishment supplementation, nutritional supplies, constituting legal measures to protect child marriage, etc.