Population Dynamics

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  • Population Dynamics
    • Youthful Population
      • Strain on resources and healtchare
        • Contraception
      • Strain on education places
        • Contraception
    • Anti-Natalist
      • 1979
      • Fines
      • Forced abortions
      • Granny Police
      • Couldn't sustain the population
      • Promotions and longer maternity leave if follow law
    • Ageing Population
      • Strain on NHS as old people need more care
        • Skilled healthcare workers
        • Provide more homes/beds e.t.c
      • Costs gov. a lot for pensions
        • Increase tax
        • Raise retirement age
      • Fewer economically active pepole earning and adding to the economy
    • Pro-Natalist
      • Cheaper Nurseries
      • Education grants
      • Spacious apartements
      • Mid 1980's
      • Sustain pop. after two child policy worked too well
    • Population Increase
      • Low literacy rates; girls rarely complete secondary school
      • High fertility rate of 6.7 due to improved vaccinations
      • 48% of women are married by 18
    • Measuring Change
      • Natural increase; birth rate-death rate
    • Population Decline
      • Falling LE for men (60) because of industrial disease and alcoholism
      • Outward migration of young men and women
      • Low fertility rate of 1.2
    • Immigration
      • Add billions to economy
      • Fill low paid unskilled jobs
      • More likely to start businesses
      • Forces wages down
      • Health and welfare systems strained
      • Community tensions
    • The DTM
      • 1.Infant mortality, many needed for farming, early marriage, traditions
      • 2.Improvements in healthcare and education
      • 3.Availability of contraception less needed for work due to mechanisation
      • 4.Less desire for families as move on to careers
      • 5.Later marriage, later LE
    • Skills tests
      • Doctor/lawyer e.t.c
      • Add to economy
    • Why hard to predict
      • War, population policies, change in family values
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  • Yemen
  • Russia
  • China
  • Singapore

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