What is demographic divide? In which year is this divide seen in India and why?
When there is a sudden fluctuation in population or the growth rate declines, it is called demographic divide.
- In India, it took place in 1981 as the rate of growth started declining gradually.
- It happened as the birth rate declined rapidly during this period.
- Since 1981, birth rates declined, resulting in a gradual decline in the rate of population growth.