Three differences between Population Growth and Population Change:

(a) Population growth is the difference between birth rate and death rate plus migration per year.

(b) It is expressed in percentage.

(c) Growth rate was 2.14% per year as per census 1991. It has declined to 1.93% per year in 2001.


Population Change

(a) Population change is the number of people added to the total population in a year.

(.b) It is expressed in the addition of number of people.

(c) Population was 84.64 crore in 1991. It increased to 102.87 crore in 2001, an addition of 18.2 crore in a decade.