Managing rapid population growth

Managing Rapid population growth

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Social, Economic and Political impacts of Populati

Social

  • limited access to healthcare and education
  • children miss out on education to work to support families
  • not enough housing
  • health problems - housing not connected to sewers or clean water
  • food shortages

Economic

  • not enough jobs - unemployment increases
  • increased poverty

Political

  • government focuses on policies for certain groups of people e.g. young people - education, childcare
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  • government has to make policies to control population growth
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Different strategies to control rapid population g

examples of population policies to achieve sustainable development:

Birth control programmes

  • reduce birth rate
  • some governments control how many children couples have
  • Governments help couples to plan how many children families have

helps towards sustainable development because population wont get much bigger.

Immigration laws

  • control immigration
  • government can limit number of immigrants

helps towards sustainable development because it slows down population growth

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