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The sex ratio of a particular city is 941. What does this mean?


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A
The city has only 941 females.
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B
The city has 941 females for every 1000 males.
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C
The city has 941 males for every 1000 females.
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D
The city has only 941 males.

Solution

The correct option is B The city has 941 females for every 1000 males.
Sex ratio is defined as the number of females per 1000 males in a given population. As per the census data of 2011, the female number stood at 943 against one thousand male population - or, in other words, the sex ratio was 943. In the given question, sex ratio of the city is 941, this means that the number of females per 1000 males is 941.

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