What is the population having the same number of individuals in the pre-reproductive post-reproductive age called?

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What is the population having the same number of individuals in the pre-reproductive post-reproductive age called?
 
(a) Growing population
 
(b) Reproductive population
 
(c) Steady population
 
(d) Declining population
 
I have been asked this question during an online interview.
 
Origin of the question is Population Attributes topic in portion Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

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Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

Correct answer is (c) Steady population
 
The best I can explain: The population has the same number of individuals in the pre-reproductive post-reproductive age is called a steady population. It is the population in which the birth rate is approximately equal to the death rate.