Population Versus Planet Conference was held

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Population Versus Planet Conference was held

On 20th February 2021, The Population Vs Planet” conference was conducted. Dr Harsh Vardhan participated and expressed his views in WION and Zee Media’s Population versus Planet’ Conference which is a part of its year-long campaign called ‘Mission Sustainability: Population Vs Planet’.

  • The population of the world is a witness to an increase from 1 billion in the year 1800 to 7.8 billion.
  • even though India’s population has increased from 36 crores in 1951 to 121.02 crore in 2011.
  • the country has witnessed a significant decline in both fertility and mortality.
  • the crude birth rate which was recorded at 40.8 per 1000 in 1951 has declined to 20.0 in 2018.
  • Total Fertility Rate (TFR) has declined from 6.0 in 1951 to 2.2 in 2015-16.
  • the death rate in India has declined from 7 in 2012 to 6.2 in 2018.

Population Versus Planet Conference: FAQ

What is the population of the world?

The population of the world is a witness to an increase from 1 billion in the year 1800 to 7.8 billion.

What is the Total Fertility Rate (TFR) in 2021?

Total Fertility Rate (TFR) has declined from 6.0 in 1951 to 2.2 in 2015-16.

What is the death rate in India?

the death rate in India has declined from 7 in 2012 to 6.2 in 2018.

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