The magnitude of population growth refers to

(a) the total population of an area

(b) the number of persons added each year

(c) the rate at which the population increases

(d) the number of females per thousand males

 

Answer:

Explanation:

  • The magnitude of population growth refers to the number of persons added to the population each year .

  •  It is obtained by simply subtracting the earlier population (e.g. that of 1991) from the later population (e.g. that of 2001). It is referred to as the absolute increase.

So, the correct option is (b).

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