The 100 individuals are born per year in a population, and the mid-year population is 5000. What is the birth rate of that area?

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The 100 individuals are born per year in a population, and the mid-year population is 5000. What is the birth rate of that area?
 
(a) 2
 
(b) 1.0
 
(c) 20
 
(d) 2
 
The question was asked in an online quiz.
 
I need to ask this question from Population Growth topic in section Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

Correct option is (c) 20
 
For explanation I would say: As per the formula, Natality =
Numberofdeathsperyear
Mid−yearpopulation
x 1000 =
100
5000
 1000 = 20
 
                            The birth rate of the given area is 20 per year.