The 20 individuals are dying per year in a population, and the mid-year population is 7000. What is the death rate of that area?

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The 20 individuals are dying per year in a population, and the mid-year population is 7000. What is the death rate of that area?
 
(a) 13
 
(b) 30
 
(c) 2.8
 
(d) 29
 
I have been asked this question in unit test.
 
This question is from Population Growth topic in division Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

The correct choice is (c) 2.8
 
For explanation: As per the formula, Natality =
Numberofdeathsperyear
Mid−yearpopulation
x 1000 =
20
7000
 1000 = 2.8
 
                            The birth rate of the given area is 2.8 per year.