Population Education and its Importance

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Population Education

A population is a summation of all the organisms of the same group or species, which live in a particular geographical area. Population education is a continuous and dynamic process. It gives knowledge about the population situation, makes people aware of population problems and teaches method for their proper management.

Sources of Population Statistics

Sources of population statistics data are used to summarize a set of observations, in order to communicate the largest amount of information as simply as possible. Data related to the population can be acquired by the process of collecting, compiling, evaluating, analysing and otherwise disseminating demographic, economic and social data, at a specified time, to all persons in a country. This unit also gives the information about the primary Sources and secondary sources of data.

Composition and Distribution of Population

Population distribution means the pattern of where people live. It is the distribution within the group of specified individual attributes such as sex, age, marital status, education, occupation, and relationship.

Population Growth in Nepal

The change in the size of the population of a particular country within a fixed period of time is known as population growth. The population growth rate is a factor in determining how great a burden would be imposed on a country by the changing needs of its people.

Role of National Organizations in Population Management

The rapid population growth and environmental degradation have been the challenging problems for the country. One of the main aspects of population management is to control population growth. Nepal government is committed to making plans for attaining the goals of population management.