Population

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  • Created on: 25-03-13 20:00

Population Change

Birth rate; the amount of babies born per 1000 people

Deth rate; Deaths per 1000 people

Natural Change = Birth Rate - Death Rate

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Affects of population growth

  • Agricultural change - technology advances - reduce need for labour - smaller families needed
  • Urbanisation- rural-urban - education
  • Education
  • Status of women - offered education, more job oppotunities - career - not wanting children
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Population Casestudy

Chinas one child policy

Kerala - India;

women have access to education - more job oppotunities - careers - delay having children - population dropping

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Concequences and strategies of a n elderly populat

Concequences

  • More healthcare
  • More unemployment
  • Pension crises - elderly forced into poverty

Strategies

  • NHS
  • improve finacial support
  • reveiw retirement age
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Stage 5 - unsustainable

France Casestudy

Frances solution to dropping populaton

  • Paid parental leave
  • Full time schooling
  • Day care for children
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Impacts of international migration

Advans

  • workers pay tax = more money for UK economy
  • Cultural mix
  • Work harder

Disvans

  • send money back to family = less money for economy
  • housing demand  - shortage of housing for UK residence - resentment towards migrants
  • Language barrier

Migrants come to the UK to work

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