For @livemint, I looked at recent population projections for Indian states for the next 15 years, and I was struck by the generational divide that is coming up between India's north and south. Short thread follows:
Fifteen years from now, the median Tamil person will be over 40 while the median Bihari will be not yet 30. That's a considerable age gap, and it has widened further.
Well 15 years from now, Bihar will still not have achieved replacement fertility - and Kerala did this in 1998. That means 15 years from now, Bihari women will still be having more children than women from Kerala did over a generation before
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