SSC Economics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-5

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    In which of the following states, sex ratio in 0-6 age group is maximum?

    A)  Mizoram          

    B)  Meghalaya

    C)  Kerala 

    D)  Sikkim

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] In India, the Child Sex Ratio is defined as the number of females per thousand males in the age group 0-6 years in a human population. An imbalance in this age group will extend to older age groups in future years. India's child sex ratio (under 6 years) in 2011 census is 914 females per 1000 males. Increasing trend in the Child Sex Ratio (0-6) seen in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Mizoram and A&N Islands. In all remaining 27 States/UTs, the Child Sex Ratio show decline over Census 2001. Whereas overall sex ratio has shown improvement since 1991, decline in Child Sex Ratio (0-6) has been unabated since 1961 census.

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