What is the relative proportion of individuals of various age groups in the population called?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

What is the relative proportion of individuals of various age groups in the population called?
 
(a) Growth rate
 
(b) Density
 
(c) Diversity
 
(d) Age structure
 
This question was posed to me during an online interview.
 
My question is taken from Population Growth topic in section Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

The correct choice is (d) Age structure
 
The best explanation: The relative proportion of individuals of various age groups in the population is called the age structure of the population. It is the distribution of a population in terms of the proportions of individuals at different life stages.