International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 10, Part A (2018)
Demographic Features of Women in India
Dr. K Prabhakara Reddy
In India it is often heard that large number of females were lasting their breath before they enter in to this world. There are several causes for such situation. The most important among them are dowry system, cultural factors, weak social security system etc. This is in turn resulting high difference in sex ratios. A close examination of last two census (2001 and 2011) makes it clear that in 22 States/Union territories the child sex ratio showing downward trends. In case of general sex ratio only 6 States/Union Territories registered negative growth rates. But, with regard to female literacy there is a considerable improvement in all States/Union Territories. The present makes a clear analysis of the demographic status of women in all states during the last 2 census figures.
How to cite this article:
Dr. K Prabhakara Reddy. Demographic Features of Women in India. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(10): 34-38.