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India’s per capita income is less than Brazil due to ____________. - Geography


India’s per capita income is less than Brazil due to ____________.


  • Low national income

  • Massive Population

  • Big family size

  • Low foodgrain production

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Massive Population

Per capita income is the average income available per person in the given country. It is equal to the ratio of national income and population. Per capita income = national income/population. As the population grows, the per capita income available to each individual reduces. India is the country with the second-largest population. As of 2018, the total population of India is 135.8 crores comprising 17.74% of the global population. On the other hand, the population of Brazil is 20.93 crores which are only 2.76% of the global population. This makes the per capita income of India lesser than that of Brazil even if India has a higher national income.

Concept: Economic Activties in Brazil and India
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Balbharati Social Science Geography 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 8 Economy and Occupations
Exercise | Q 1.1 | Page 59
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