Maharashtra State BoardHSC Arts 12th Board Exam
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Give a geographical reason: In developed countries, percentage of the population engaged in agriculture is low. - Geography

Answer in Brief

Give a geographical reason:

In developed countries, the percentage of the population engaged in agriculture is low.

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Solution

- In developed countries, there is the development of industries, infrastructure, and trade.
- Therefore, more people are engaged in secondary, tertiary, and quaternary activities.
- These countries replace human labor with machinery. So agricultural activities can be carried out with minimum people and can make use of machinery.
- Therefore, the percentage of the population engaged in agriculture is low in developed countries.

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Balbharati Geography 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 2 Population : Part - 2
Exercise Q.3 | Q 1 | Page 20
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