Changing Populations

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Where do people live in the world and why do they live there? (human factors)
Urban growth, industrial growth, agricultural development, accessibility and government policies.
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Where do people live in the world and why do they live there? (physical factors)
Relief, climate, soils, vegetation and natural resources
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What are the push factors of rural - urban migration?
Drought & Harvest failures, poor schools, little paid employment, poor sanitation + disease, overpopulation/ land shortages and poor security - war.
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What are the pull factors of rural - urban migration?
Good free schools, hospitals and healthcare, clean water/ sanitation, paid employment, security/ safety, food available and amenities - leisure.
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What are the push factors of urban - rural migration?
Noise, pollution, anti-social behavior, crime and danger.
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What are the pull factors of urban - rural migration?
Safety, better communities, quiet, clean air and beautiful scenery.
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What are the factors that influence birth rates? (high birth rates in LEDCs)
Children provide labour + security for old age, large families are a sign of male virillity, against contraception, girls marry early so child bearing years increase, women lack education, lack of availability + knowledge of contraception.
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What are the factors that influence birth rates? (low birth rates in MEDCs)
People marrry later, women are educated, the high cost of living means it is expensive to raise children + birth control and the contraceptive pill are easily accessible.
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What are the factors that influence death rates? (low death rates in MEDCs and falling death rates in LEDCs)
Better healthcare, less physically demanding jobs, methods of preventing disease developed, education about hygiene, more reliable water supplies, more sanitary disposal of waste + higher incomes provide better food supplies and living conditions.
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Describe the changes in birth rates in South Asia in recent years. Explain why these changes have occured.
Birth rates in South Asia have declined in recent years, especially in India and Sri Lanka. Birth rates fallem due to education of girls, greater autonomy for women, improved health care.
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