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Answer the Following Question. What Are Population Pyramids? How Do They Help in Understanding About the Population of a Country? - Social Science

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Answer the following question.
What are population pyramids? How do they help in understanding about the population of a country?

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Solution

The population pyramid or the age−sex pyramid is a graphical illustration that is used for studying the population composition of a country. It shows the present number of males and females in a country along with their age groups. The age-group distribution of population tells us the number of dependents and the number of economically active individuals present in the population.

Concept: Population Composition
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NCERT Class 8 Social Science Geography - Resources and Development
Chapter 6 Human Resources
Exercise | Q 1.6 | Page 74
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