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Population Dynamics - What you need to know to get

  • How is the world's population changing?

The expotential grwoth of the world's population over the past 200 years, and predicted growth. (Expotential means doubling for example 2 4 8 16)

  • Is population growth the same in all parts of the world?

Differences in growth rates between MEDCs and LEDCs

  • What factors contribute to natural changes in population size and structure?

The role of birth and death rates and an explaination of why these differ between countries in different states of development. The use of population pyramids to show details of structure

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Population Dynamics - What you need to know to get

  • How does migration contribute to these changes?

The impact of international migration, both emigration and immigration, on a country's total population and structure.

  • How do LEDC's cope with a growing number of young people?

Dependency ratios, and issues of welfare and health provision. The roles of governments, individuals and NGOs

  • How do MEDC's deal with an ageing population?

Dependency ratios, and issues of wealthfare and health provision. The roles of Governments, individuals and NGOs.

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