A large proportion of children in a population is a result of

(a) high birth rates

(b) high life expectancies

(c) high death rates

(d) more married couples

 

Answer:

Explanation:

  • The birth rate is the number of live births per thousand persons in a year.

  • It is a major component of growth because, in India, birth rates have always been higher than death rates.

  • A large proportion of children in a population is a result of high birth rates.

So, the correct option is (a).

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