Which of the following formula correctly defines mortality?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

Which of the following formula correctly defines mortality?
 
(a) Mortality =
Numberofdeathsperyear
Mid−yearpopulation
x 1000
 
(b) Mortality =
Numberofbirthsperyear
Mid−yearpopulation
x 1000
 
(c) Mortality = Number of deaths x 1000
 
(d) Mortality = Number of births x 1000
 
The question was posed to me during an interview for a job.
 
My question comes from Population Growth in chapter Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

Right answer is (a) Mortality =
Numberofdeathsperyear
Mid−yearpopulation
x 1000
 
Easy explanation: The growth rate is the increase in population due to an actual number of individuals added to the population. Usually in India, the growth rate is calculated every 10 years.