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1

What is India's fertility rate?

2.7

2

What percentage of India's population lives below the poverty line?

25%

3

What happened in the 1950s?

Birth control available in clinics

4

What was the fertility rate in the 1950s?

5.87

5

What happened in 1952?

First family planning programme, sex education provided

6

Sterilisation is encouraged for which age group?

25-35 year olds

7

What was India's population in the 1970s?

1.25 billion

8

What was India's infant mortality rate in 1970s?

117.99/1000 livebirths

9

What happened in 1976?

Level of female education was raised

10

Which group in society received forced sterilisation?

The untouchables

11

What happened in 1977-1978?

Sex education

12

What was the age for marriage from 1977?

18 for girls, 21 for boys

13

What was the age of marriage from 2005?

20 years old

14

How many cases of female infanticide are there per year in India?

10,000

15

In which year is India's population predicted to stabilise?

2060