The Demographic Structure of the Indian Society

The Demographic Structure of the Indian Society

Question

Derive the origin of demography in the past as an important field to sociology.

Answer

We can derive its origin since formation of nation-states in Europe during the later half of the eighteenth century. All activities performed by nation states like that of development of early forms of public health management, policing, maintaining of law and order, economic policies relating to agriculture and industry, taxation and reverse generation and governance of cities could possible with the help of demography i.e. systematic calculation/study of population. It is therefore, modern science of statistics.

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