ANALYSIS OF SEX RATIO IN PUNE DISTRICTJournal: SRJ'S FOR HUMANITY SCIENCES & ENGLISH LANGUAGE (Vol.6, No. 29)
Publication Date: 2018-10-01
Authors : Pramila Maruti Gaikwad; Arvind Shelar;
Page : 8118-8125
Keywords : Key words: sex ratio;
Sex composition of population is one of the important biological composition of population. The proportion of males to females in a given population usually expressed as the number of the males per thousand. The knowledge of sex ratio is essential for the understanding the conditions of women in the society. A decline or low number of female population in the total population is strongly suggestive of the neglect of girl children, sex selective abortions and traditional attitudes of the society. The analysis of sex ratio is more important. It was using the census data of pune district and Maharashtra 1971 to 2011. In the 1981 the sex ratio of the India was 933 and 986 Maharashtra. In 1991 the sex ratio was 927 and 934 for India and Maharashtra. In 2001 the sex ratio was 933 and 922 for India and Maharashtra. In 2011 sex ratio was 940 and 929 for India and Maharashtra. The trend of the sex ratio was decline at the state level but in the district lead to higher sex ratio. The sex ratio of the study region is compared with Maharashtra state; district sex ratio is always higher than Maharashtra in some time.
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