Population Growth

  • New Delhi: Sex ratio shows improvement June 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The sex ratio in Delhi has shown an improvement with the female population being grown by 24.9 per cent while the male population grew at a lesser rate of 18.1 per cent. According to the Primary Census Abstract 2011 released here on Tuesday, of the overall 21.2 per...
  • Water management must for India, says President April 9, 2013

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said efficient water management is crucial to keep pace with population growth and economic development. "Available water must be managed judiciously to meet the twin burden of population growth and economic development. Conservation, balanced distribution and reclamation of used water are essential cogs in...
  • High population in Bihar a matter of concern: Nitish Kumar March 2, 2013

    Patna: The high population growth rate in Bihar is a matter of concern and if it continues, it will double by 2051 and erode economic growth, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Saturday. "If the population growth rate continues in the years to come, our population will double by 2051...
  • Kerala to show zero-population growth rate August 10, 2012

    Thiruvanathapuram: Kerala is heading for a significant phase in its demographic transition with the state moving towards achieving zero population growth rate, which will result in an increase in scarcity of labour. With a very low fertility rate and stabilising death rate, Kerala is expected to achieve zero population growth...