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A2 Population & Resources
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Migration Case Study ­ MexicoUSA Migration


The United States­Mexico border is the international border between the United States and
Mexico. It runs from Imperial Beach, California, and Tijuana, Baja California, in the west to
Matamoros, Tamaulipas, and Brownsville, Texas, in the east, and…

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Poor medical facilities 1800 per doctor.
Low paid jobs (GNP = $3750).
Adult literacy rates 55% poor education prospects.
Life expectancy 72 years.
40% Unemployed.

Pull Factors:

Excellent medical facilities 400 per doctor.
Wellpaid jobs GNP = $24,750).
Adult literacy rates 99% good education prospects.
Life expectancy 76 years.

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older inferior fencing. The Boeingbuilt SBInet systems of using radar, watchtowers
and sensors (without a fence or physical barrier) was scrapped for being over budget,
full of glitches and far behind schedule.
Population Management Case Study: India

India's population is estimated to be around one billion, with one of the…

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2009), but the national fertility rate is still high enough to cause longterm population growth.
India adds up to 10 lakh (100,000) people to its population every 15 days.

Contraceptive Usage:

Low female literacy levels and the lack of widespread availability of birthcontrol
methods are hampering the use of contraception…

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2009. The national family planning program was launched in 1951, and was the
world's first governmental population stabilization program. By 1996, the program had
been estimated to have averted 168 million births.

Fertility Rate:

India suffers from the problem of overpopulation. Although the fertility rate (average
number of children born…

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Analysis of its population pyramids would reveal bad male deficit after WW1 and WW2
each followed by a period of baby boom. Whilst the population has grown significantly
fertility rates have recently dropped although they are still above the European

Population Management Case Study One Child Policy, China


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Only so many certificates are issued annually. If the factory meets certain targets of
population control then every worker will get a wage increase.
A couple signing a form promising to have just one child will be given bonuses at
work, receive priority for housing, a school and University place…

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provinces in the nation except Henan had adopted this new adaptation Henan
followed in 2011.
Government officials and especially wealthy individuals have often been able to violate
the policy in spite of fines.
For example, between 2000 and 2005, as many as 1,968 officials in central China's
Hunan province were…

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and agriculture. The rest is used by authorities from: L.A, San Diageo, Phoenix,
Denver, Salt Lake City and Las Vegas.
Since the states have all had surges in their population and economic growth, they
have all started to exceed their legal share. This is mainly in California. Now, Arizona,

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Large dams such as Hoover and Glen Canyon typically release water from lower
levels of their reservoirs, resulting in stable and relatively cold yearround
temperatures in long reaches of the river. The Colorado's average temperature once
ranged from 85 °F (29 °C) at the height of summer to near freezing,…


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