Demography (Population)

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  • Created on: 04-05-14 12:36
What is process have developed countries gone through?
Demographic transition- movingg from high birth/death rates to high birth rates/falling death rates to low birth/death rates.
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When did this happen?
When the went through industrialisation
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explain the first point of high birth and death rates?
Children were an economic asset, they could work on the farms and gain profit for their parents, welfare and pensions were not available so parents had more children in order to look after them in old age.
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Explain the second point of high birth rates and death rates falling?
As populations grew the death rate fell- so life expentancy increased this was down to improvements in sewage systems and clean piped water which prevented diseases and medical advancements reduced the deaths
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Explain the final point of low birth and death rates?
Children are now an economic burden on society, cant work and have to attend formal educations which are all expensive, child/infant mortality rates down so survive into adulthood, welfare and pensions meant parents dont need children to look after
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When did this happen?

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When the went through industrialisation

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explain the first point of high birth and death rates?

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Explain the second point of high birth rates and death rates falling?

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Explain the final point of low birth and death rates?

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