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"Analysis of age-pyramids for human population can provide important inputs for long-term planning strategies." Explain. - Biology

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"Analysis of age-pyramids for human population can provide important inputs for long-term planning strategies." Explain.

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Analysis of age pyramids for human population can provide important inputs for long-term planning strategies. The different age groups present in a population determine its reproductive status.
Distribution of age groups highly influences the growth of the population. Each population displays following three ecological ages or age groups:

  • Pre-reproductive
  • Reproductive
  • Post-reproductive

Population having large number of young members grow rapidly, while, the population bearing more number of post-reproductive members tends to be declining. There are basically three types of age pyramids found to be present in human population. These are as follows:


Therefore, through the thorough analysis of the age pyramids of a particular population, the distribution of resources can be done more efficiently. A better planning strategy can be adopted considering the demand of the resource; thus, long-term management of resources can be done in such a way that the population can derive maximum benefit with minimum effects on nature, leading the population to flourish efficiently.

Concept: Population - Population Attributes
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