Factors affecting population growth

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  • Factors affecting population growth
    • Agricultural change
      • Technology helps improve yield and save labour
      • Amount of worker reduced
    • Urbanization
      • Rural-to-urban migration is common in poor countries
      • Migration mainly for better education oppurtunities
    • Education
      • Higher education level means improved standards of living
      • Fewer children means more money for parents
      • Education is seen as a childs best chance in life in poor countries
    • Emancipation of women
      • Opportunities for girls increase as education improves and economies develop
      • Less time for children so women prefer to have them at later stage
      • Development of workforce means women participate more in paid work


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