International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research

International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research


International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research
International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research
Vol. 6, Issue 6 (2020)

The demographic scenario of West Bengal: A review


Lopamudra Ganguly

The study aims to analyze the demographic characteristics of West Bengal in a very brief pattern. The paper is provided with an idea of the quantitative as well as qualitative aspects of the population character in different districts of the state.
Material and Methods: The present study focuses on the Population growth, Literacy, Sex Ratio and tribal population situation in this state, which is entirely based on secondary sources of data, collected from the census (2011). The paper is an effort to provide a snapshot of emerging trends of demographic structure in West Bengal.
Discussion: The existing data shows that West Bengal stands slightly above and better in terms of a few national demographic achievements, whereas it stands below in some other aspects. Further, the present demographic status indicates that it is still a long way to achieve some goals.
Conclusion: In some demographic scenario West Bengal reflects excellent performance than the national level. For the achievement of the goals, there is a need to improve the existing health infrastructure as well as the socio-economic structure of the state.
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How to cite this article:
Lopamudra Ganguly. The demographic scenario of West Bengal: A review. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research, Volume 6, Issue 6, 2020, Pages 101-104
International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research