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CASE STUDIES ­ AS LEVEL HUMAN GEOGRAPHY




KERELA ­ FERTILITY RATES AND GOV. INCENTIVES




UK ­
FERTILITY
AND




VARIATIONS WITHIN A COUNTRY

General data
The birth rate has climbed to its highest point in 13 years to an average of 1.8
children for every woman in England and Wales, the…

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In 2004 the UK fertility rate was 1.77 children per woman, considerably
lower than the 1960s peak of 2.95 children, although up on the 1.63 record
low in 2001.
Immigration
A small proportion of asylum seekers - less than one-in-seven in the past…

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Possible reasons for any rise in TFR
Earlier Labour government possibly to have an impact on the rise of TFR
with the introduction of family friendly policies and childcare policies.
Migrant families are traditionally of a large size

Variations within the UK
TFR…

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Childcare costs from virtually nothing to around 500 a month for the most
well off. Nursery school from 8.30am to 4.30pm is free for every child from
the age of three.

GAMBIA ­ YOUTHFUL POPULATION

CHINA ­ GOVERNMENT INCENTIVES

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