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What is Mid Year Population

What is Mid Year Population

The mid-year population is an average population of a whole year. It is mostly considered as the population of July 1 in the English calendar. If the population of 1st January and 31st December is given then the Mid-year population is calculated by adding two populations ad dividing the total by two. It gives us an idea about the average population of a certain area at a given time.

MId year population


Mid Year population is a very important aspect in demographic measures. Without the Mid Year Population, demography is incomplete work. The mid-Year population is used because birth, death, and migration do not occur in the same manner throughout the year. In some seasons, birth may be high and in some, there may not be any birth of a baby. Similarly, death is high during winter due to the cold and during summer due to diarrheal diseases. Migration also has a similar pattern. Therefore, to have a uniform population, a mid-year population is necessary.


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