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NCERT Solutions for Class 9 Social Science Geography Chapter 6 - Population


The population of India specifically has been increasing day-by-day. The last chapter of Geography under Social Science talks about India's Population and how it is calculated. The population is measured by segregating it into different groups, which helps determine the factors for population growth and which region accounts for most of India's population growth. The annual growth rate of different states with a change in population over the years has been briefed.

The actual process of population growth and age composition is also determined. Further, the chapter states the other factors of the population, such as sex ratio, Literacy rate, and occupation of the population. The chapter ends with the National Population Policy of India and data on it.

  • The chapter begins by highlighting the importance to find out the data relating to the population of India.
  • Several factors lead to growth in the population of the country.
  • Data of population growth helps in determining the rate of family planning done in India concerning other factors.
  • Uneven distribution of population in India can be observed, five states in India account for the majority of India’s population.
  • Calculation of population growth is recorded and analyzed based on annual growth and comparison with previous year records.
  • Tables are used in the chapter to describe the population growth in number, percentage, and with comparison to previous years.
  • Both birth rate and death rate are determined while calculating the population growth.
  • In the end, the chapter lists out other factors such as Sex ratio, Literacy rate, occupational structure, and Adolescent population.



Also See Social Science History- Chapter-Wise
Chapter 1 The French Revolution Chapter 2 Socialism in Europe and the Russian Revolution Chapter 3 Nazism and the Rise of Hitler
Chapter 4 Forest Society and Colonialism Chapter 5 Pastoralists in the Modern World
Geography- Chapter-Wise
Chapter 1 India Size and Location Chapter 2 Physical Features of India Chapter 3 Drainage
Chapter 4 Climate Chapter 5 Natural Vegetation and Wildlife  
Political Science (Civics) - Chapter-Wise
Chapter 1 What is Democracy? Why is Democracy? Chapter 2 Constitutional Design Chapter 3 Electoral Politics
Chapter 4 Working of Institutions Chapter 5 Democratic Rights
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Chapter 1 The Story of Village Palampur Chapter 2 People as a Resource Chapter 3 Poverty as a Challenge
Chapter 4 Food Security in India

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