Growing Regional Variation: Demographic Change and its Implications


in Diversity and Change in Modern India

Published by British Academy

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780197264515
Published online February 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191734403 | DOI:

Series: Proceedings of the British Academy

Growing Regional Variation: Demographic Change and its Implications

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This chapter discusses some of the principal factors that have conditioned changes in the demography of India. The demographic trends at the regional and national level are examined, followed by a discussion of the likely consequences of current population trends. The last section of the chapter includes comments on recent work that has attempted to explain demographic change. Population growth, mortality, and fertility are some topics covered in this chapter.

Keywords: demographic changes; demographic trends; population trends; population growth; fertility; mortality

Chapter.  11570 words. 

Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change

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