Q- What are the three broad categories of division of population on the basis of their economic structure?
Answer- The three broad categories of division of population on the basis of their economic structure are as follows:
1. Children: They are generally less than 15 years of age. They are economically unproductive and need to be provided with food, clothing, education and medical care.
2. Working age: People between age group of 15 years to 59 years are classified in working age. They are economically productive and biologically reproductive. They comprise the working population of a particular country.
3. Aged: Te people who are above 59 years of age are included in aged group. They are economically productive, though they may have retired. They may be working voluntarily, but they are not available for employment through recruitment.