Over and under population

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  • over and under population
    • over population in Haiti
      • causes
        • would prefer to have boys than girls so many children untill this is successful
        • lack of education on problems of over population
        • religions can stop them using birth control
        • some pople have more than one partener so have multiple families
      • demongraphics
        • growth rate is 2.5%
        • population about 9.8 million as of 2012
        • 80& of population live in absolute poverty and the poorest country in western hemisphere
        • 75% live in rural areas
      • solutions
        • sex education
        • industrialization
        • make contraceptives more available
        • government could put legal limit of children Eg China one child policy
        • educate women like Kerala did
      • consequences of obver population
        • lack of health care
        • shortage of food
        • poor living conditions
        • spread of diseases is easier in overpopulated areas
        • poverty due to shortage of employment
        • depleted forests
    • underpopulation in /japan
      • populationis now below replacement level
      • bby 2050 the number of elderly people in the population will be 1/3rd
      • underpopulated in terms of services for young people, not enough unis
      • meeting needs for the elderly cannot be garunteed due to lack of labour force
      • struggling to increase birth rate but there is little uninhabited space
      • could encourage migrant workers but not very populare as Japan is very homogenous
    • underpopulation in canada
      • 30 million people
      • low population density
      • life expectancy is increasing
      • GNP per person is very high $19,000 approx
      • natural disasters are rare
      • there are developed industries servies and minerals with reserves


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