AN APPRAISAL OF TRIBAL AND NON-TRIBAL SEX RATIO IN NANDURBAR DISTRICTJournal: SRJ'S FOR HUMANITY SCIENCES & ENGLISH LANGUAGE (Vol.5, No. 25)
Publication Date: 2018-02-04
Authors : Padvi A.T.;
Page : 7192-7198
Keywords : _Sex ratio; Tribal; Non-tribal;
Sex ratio is an important parameter that reflects the status of woman in society. It is one of the important elements of population composition. Sex ratio is defined as the number of females per 1000 males. It is one of the important social indexes to measure the prevailing disparity between males and females and regional imbalances in the status of women. Nandurbar district is the mostly scheduled tribe population lives about 68 percent of the total population. It is found that the sex ratio among the tribal population is comparatively higher than the non-tribal population in 1991to 2011 census. It is found the study area more than 83 percent tahsils, the sex ratio is in favour of tribal women for which socio-cultural factors are responsible, while not a single tahsil, the ratio is favour of non-tribal women. Also observed the sex ratio of non-tribals has decreased from 926 in 1991 to 910 in 2011 and nowhere in the study area of Nandurbar was district the sex ratio nearly equity, in fact far low. It is because of the fact that the tribals don't find any difference between male and female child.
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