Indian governments have implemented different policies to try to curb the country's growing population. Which has been most successful and why?
- India's population is one of the fastest growing in the world, at 1.2 billion in 2010.
- Overpopulation has become a problem for India, as resources are insufficient.
- Indian governments have implemented measures to curb the population growth.
- Measures to curb population growth include: education, contraception, incentivised sterilisation and forced sterilisation (as a form of punishment).
India's population is one of the fastest growing in the world.
In 2010, its population was 1.2 billion – and by 2028 India is expected to be the most populous country in the world, overtaking China.
2028 population projections:
India 1.53 billion
China 1.46 billion
As with the global population, which has reached nearly ...
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