Population

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  • Created on: 31-01-16 10:09
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  • Population
    • Demographic Transition
      • Stage 1
        • Rise
          • Good harvest
          • Small average yearly growth
        • Fell
          • Bad harvest
      • Stage 2&3
        • Agriculture flourished
        • Medicine and public health
      • Stage 4- Britain
        • More expensive
        • School leaving raised
        • More equality for women
    • Why population changes
      • High Birth Rate Causes:
        • High Infant Mortality
        • Traditional/ religious views
      • Drop in Death Rate
        • Better medical care
        • Better water supply
        • Improved sanitation
        • Quality & quantity of food is better
        • Decrease in infant mortality
    • Natalist Policies
      • Sweden
        • Ageing and decreasing
        • Fertility decreased
        • Paternal leave: 13 months at 80% income
        • If less than 30 months between kids then payed
        • 900 euros p/child p/a
        • 120 paid days p/child p/a
        • All day child care & schools: low cost
      • China
        • Only 1 child unless girl then 2
        • Rewards
          • Better health care
          • Retirement funds
          • Higher wage
          • Better housing
          • Cheap fertiliser
        • Punishments
          • Fines
          • Land taken
          • House destroyed
          • Loss of jobs
          • 2nd child not allowed to go to school
        • More those in urban areas
        • Some female babies killed or in orphanages
        • Reduce poverty
        • More resources for less people
        • Reduce rapid increasing population
    • Mexico to USA
      • Push
        • Poor medical facilities - 1800 per doc
        • Low paid jobs
        • Poor education prospects- adult lit 55%
        • Life expectancy 72
        • 40% unemloyed
      • Pull
        • 400 per doc
        • Well paid jobs
        • 99% adult lit
        • Life expectancy 76
        • Lots of jobs for low paid workers
      • Impacts on USA
        • Illegal migration expensive
        • Cultural and racial issues
        • Working for low wages beneifts US economy
        • Bring diseases i.e. TB
        • Culture enriched US border states
      • Impacts on Mexico
        • Countryside has shortage of economically active
        • Many men leave so women without partners
        • Many young leave so old and very young left
        • Immigrants send back $6 billion to Mexico
        • Some villages i.e. Santa Ines have lost 2/3 of its inhabitants

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