Topic: population and associated issues.
2) Discuss the role of fertility as a component of population dynamics. Highlight the characteristics and limitations of various measures of fertility in India.(250 words)
Geography by Majid Hussain
Why this question:
The question is about discussing the significance of fertility as a component of population dynamics.
Demand of the question:
The question is about discussing the relevance of fertility as part of population dynamics and one must discuss the limitations of different measures of fertility.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
Define fertility. And quote the recent trends in fertility aspects in India.
The discussion is straightforward and there is not much to deliberate, Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years. For the population in a given area to remain stable, an overall total fertility rate of 2.1 is needed, assuming no immigration or emigration occurs.
Discuss the significance of it.
Explain the possible limitations.
Conclude with way forward.