Economic Survey 2016-17: Observations on Demographic Dividend

Demographic Dividend refers to a demographically linked economic boost caused by a rise in the working age population {15-59 years or in some cases 15-64 years} and consequent drop in the dependency ratio. A country is expected to reap the demographic dividend when share of its working population is larger than share of its non-working population. India is currently going through a phase of demogr…

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