What is the population having a large number of individuals in a post-reproductive age called?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

What is the population having a large number of individuals in a post-reproductive age called?
 
(a) Growing population
 
(b) Declining population
 
(c) Steady population
 
(d) Reproductive population
 
I have been asked this question by my college professor while I was bunking the class.
 
The query is from Population Attributes topic in section Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

Right answer is (b) Declining population
 
Explanation: The population has a large number of individuals in a post-reproductive age is called a declining population. It is so-called because there will be fewer births and more deaths thus indicating negative population growth.