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Natasha Morrison




Case Study: Gambia's Youthful
Population

Gambia is located in West Africa as shown by the map below. It is
a small country of only 11,000km².


























Why is
Gambia's population youthful?
As Gambia is an LEDC, they lack the funds to employ a vast amount of doctors
to the…

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Natasha Morrison




Due the high birth rate, falling infant mortality rate and improvements in the level
of healthcare available, the population has been increasing rapidly. In fact,
Gambia's population doubles every 28 years and in 2009, it is estimated to be
around 1.7million people.

63.55% of the population is estimated…

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