factors that influence population density and distribution

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  • factors that influence population distribution and density
    • human factors
      • high density/ distribution
        • political
          • countries with a stable government usually have a high population density
        • social
          • well developed areas. such as main roads, transport links, easy access, shops, jobs and available homes
        • economic
          • lots of jobs available, easy ways of making money when there is lots of people
      • low density/ distribution
        • political
          • countries with an unstable government
        • social
          • under developed. no main roads, transport links, few job, no easy access and low available housing
        • economic
          • limited jobs available due to accessibility issues and sparsely populated areas
    • physical factors
      • high density/ distribution
        • relief (the land)
          • low land which is flat
        • resources
          • lots of resources to keep up with the large population
        • accessibility
          • main roads, bridges, buildings and transport links
        • climate
          • easy to live in, no extreme high or low temperatures
      • low density/ distribution
        • relief (the land)
          • mountains, heavy terrain, rocky hills, thick rainforests
        • resources
          • areas with few resources tend to be sparsely populated
        • climate
          • extreme conditions
        • accessibility
          • few main roads, bridges or modern buildings and weak transport links

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