Contrasting trends in India’s fertility transition3 min read . Updated: 29 Jul 2019, 09:01 PM IST
There are two vastly different fertility transitions going on in rural and urban India, and the north and south could well be two different countries
The big story out of the new Sample Registration Survey (2017) data for India is undoubtedly the continuing rapid fall of fertility rates. But nestled within the data is a story of two contrasting trends in rural and urban India that underscore how India can sometimes truly be two (or more) countries.
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