What are the Causes of High Birth-Rate in India? Marriage is a social necessity so all the marriageable males and females get married. A study of 1970 shows 50 women out of 1000 were unmarried in the U.S.A. but in India it was only…
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Some of the permanent methods for effective birth control are as follows: Sterilization can be done for either males or females. The advantages of sterilization are:
In India, a sharp decline in birth rate is the need of the hour. The death rate is already low at 9 per thousand and is expected to decline further. In such a situation, if the birth rate doesn’t fall then it will further increase the population of an already over-populated country.
High birth rate is a special feature of all the developing economies. The factors responsible for high birth rate are discussed below.
Generally, a fertilized ovum (zygote) develops in to a single individual. But, occasionally, at the time of cleavage of a zygote, the two cells are separated, each producing an individual. Both the individuals are produced at one birth.
While we have succeeded in bringing down our death rate we have not been able to control the birth rate in our country. Come reasons are listed here. The preference of a male child is still very strong in our country because of religious beliefs and social conditioning.