Geography Theme 1 Case Studies

Geography Case Studies for Theme 1

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  • Created by: Ellen B-T
  • Created on: 15-03-11 20:21

Rapid Population Growth in NIGER

  • West Africa
  • 13.3 million people
  • Desert covered country
  • Highest Fertility Rate in world- 7.1 births per woman
  • 2.9% Pop. Growth Rate
  • Low Life Expectancy- 44.3 years
  • 90% of workforce in agricultural sector

Problems

  • Population will quadruple
  • Impossible for government to provide adequate health, education, water and jobs
  • 5% use contraception and family planning
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Rapid Population Growth in NIGER

Causes

  • Culture
  • No teaching of family planning
  • Women marry young without higher education

Causes of Low-Death Rates

  • Babies are inoculated
  • Better clean water supplies
  • Better health education

Solutions

  • Increase family planning from 5% to 20% by 2015
  • Raising legal marital age to 18
  • Campaigns to educate people about contraception
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Population Decline in RUSSIA

  • Largest country in world but low population density
  • Low Birth Rate- 1.1 child per woman

Problems

  • Population to fall from 143 million to 111 million in 20 years
  • Low Life Expectancy due to alcohol- male = 59
  • High Death rates

Causes

  • Alcohol related deaths are very high
  • Low level of imigration
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Population Decline in RUSSIA

Solutions

  • Double monthly child support payments
  • Receive money if you have 2nd child
  • Medals for mums
  • Competitions to win prozes if baby born on a given day
  • Spend country's oil profits on population problem
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