What is an increase in population due to an actual number of individuals added to the population called?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

What is an increase in population due to an actual number of individuals added to the population called?
 
(a) Age structure
 
(b) Density
 
(c) Diversity
 
(d) Growth rate
 
I got this question during an internship interview.
 
This intriguing question originated from Population Growth in section Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

The correct answer is (d) Growth rate
 
To elaborate: The growth rate is an increase in population due to an actual number of individuals added to the population. It is the percentage change of a population within a specific time period.