# Using the Statistical Information Given in the Table Below, Draw a Line Graph of the Percentage of Urban Population Using Computer. Discuss in Terms of Urbanisation. - Geography and Economics

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Using the statistical information given in the table below, draw a line graph of the percentage of urban population using computer. Discuss in terms of urbanisation. After studying this graph, write the conclusions about urbanisation in our country from 1961-2011 in your own words.

 S.No. Year Urban population(Percentage) No of urbansettlements 1 1961 17.79 2,270 2 1971 19.11 3,576 3 1981 23.34 3,245 4 1991 25.72 3,605 5 2001 28.06 5,161 6 2011 37.07 7,935

#### Solution

From 1961-1981, the growth of urban population was around 5.5% only but from 1981-2011, this growth was around 13.73%. This means that the urban population is increasing rapidly in India

From 1961-1991, the growth of urban settlements was around 58.8% only but from 1991-2011, this growth was around 120.11%. This means that the urban settlements are increasing rapidly in India.

Concept: Problems of Urbanisation
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Balbharati Social Science Geography 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 10 Urbanisation
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