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FACTORS AFFECTING POPULATION GROWTH
· EDUCATION: Health education
· Compulsory schooling length
· Education of women
· Literacy levels
· CULTURE: Religious attitudes
· Family status (more children=higher status?)
· Role of women in society
· Sexual morality…read more

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FACTORS AFFECTING POPULATION GROWTH
· POLITICAL: Tax to support welfare services
· Strength of economy
· War/civil war
· ENVIRONMENTAL: Natural hazard frequency
· Conditions that breed disease
· SOCIAL PROVISION: Media ­ influence
· Safe water supply?…read more

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WHAT CAUSES POPULATION TO INCREASE?
· Development of crop growing rather than
gathering
· Invention of metal tools
· Advances in plant breeding (GM Crops)
· Agricultural machinery
· Advances in medicine and hygiene
· Developments in food preservation and
storage
· Organisation of society ­ people come
together in cities and rely upon and support
farmers in surrounding areas.…read more

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CAUSES OF RECENT RAPID GROWTH
· Industrial revolution
· Agricultural revolution
· Medical advances
· Reduction in spread of disease
· Improved transport which allowed trade to
occur and technology to spread.…read more

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