Some Aspects of Nepal’s Social Demography: Census 2011 Update
2014, pp. viii+84
ISBN: 978 9937 597 14 2
Some Aspects of Nepal’s Social Demography provides an update based on the national-level data from the 2011 census. It considers the growth dynamics of the population as well as changes in ethnic, linguistic and religious composition and literacy, which together with brief commentaries by the author bring alive Nepal’s social demographic story till date.
Pitamber Sharma, born in Falebas, Parbat district, in 1947, taught in the Department of Geography, Tribhuvan University, and worked as a Regional Planner at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD). He was also Vice-Chair of the National Planning Commission in 2008. His publications include Urbanization in Nepal (1989), Tourism as Development (2000), Market Towns in the Hindu-Kush Himalayas (2002), Unravelling the Mosaic: Spatial Aspects of Ethnicity in Nepal (2008), and Towards a Federal Nepal: An Assessment of Proposed Models (2009). He holds a PhD in City and Regional Planning from Cornell University, USA.