Question

Where in India is the least percentage of elderly found?

A Kerala Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B Dadra & Nagar Haveli Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C Bihar Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D Arunachal Pradesh Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
E Meghalaya Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

Solution

State-wise data on elderly population divulge that Kerala has maximum proportion of elderly people in its population (12.6 per cent) followed by Goa (11.2 per cent) and Tamil Nadu (10.4 per cent) as per Population Census 2011. This is attributed to be due to the lifestyle and better medical facilities in respective states. The least proportion is in Dadra & Nagar Haveli (4.0 per cent) followed by Arunachal Pradesh (4.6 per cent) and Daman & Diu and Meghalaya (both 4.7 per cent).

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