SSC Economics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-1

  • question_answer
    Consider the following statements:
    1. India has the second largest population of older (60+) persons in the world.
    2. In 2011, number of old age people in the country was close to 100 million. Which of these statements is/are correct?

    A)  Only 1 

    B)  Only 2

    C)  Both 1 and 2    

    D)  neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] India's population is likely to increase by 60 percent between 2000 and 2050 but the number of elders, who have attained 60 years of age, will shoot up by 360 per cent and the government should start framing policies now else its consequences are likely to take it by surprise. India has around 100 million elderly at present and the number is expected to increase to 323 million, constituting 20 percent of the total population, by 2050.

You need to login to perform this action.
You will be redirected in 3 sec spinner