Geography

India recorded negative population growth in the decade _________.


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1911-1921


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Table presents the trends in population growth in India during the hundred years from 1901 o 2001. The rate of growth in India’s population remained very low till 1921, and in fact, the rate of growth was negative during 1911-21. India’s population recorded a virtual shrink in its size in the wake of influenza epidemic, which had struck in 1919. It has been estimated that the epidemic claimed the life of nearly 7 per cent of the population in the country.

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