what is sex ratio? how is it calculated

Q- What is sex ratio? How is it calculated?

Answer- Sex ratio is defined as the number of females per thousand males in a particular country. Sex ratio is calculated through this same way the number of females per thousand males.

This information is an important social indicator, to measure the extent of equality between males and females in a society at a given time. 

The sex ratio in India has always remained unfavorable for females. The sex ratio of India in 1951 was 946 females per thousand males and in 2011 there is about 945 females per thousand males.

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