GEOG - POPULATION DYNAMICS

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World Population
grown from 1 billion in 1804 to 7 billion in 2012 - CAUSE = FALL IN DEATH RATE
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World Population
recent fall in birth rate, population growth rate is predicted to slow
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STAGE 1 (high birth rate)
due to = lack of birth control and children were seen as assests to work so people had larger families
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STAGE 1 (high death rates)
due to = frequent famines and outbreaks of diseases
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Stage 2 (high birth rates, fall in death rate)
due to = improved hygiene and health care, better nutrition and water and sewage disposal
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Stage 3 (falling birth rates and falling death rates)
due to = birth control, less children dying
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Stage 4 (low birth rates and death rates)
due to = women delaying having a family, birth control. low death rate due to improvement in health care.
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Stage 5 (rising death rates and low birth rate)
due to = many old people, fewer young people so fewer having families.
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World Population

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recent fall in birth rate, population growth rate is predicted to slow

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STAGE 1 (high birth rate)

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STAGE 1 (high death rates)

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Stage 2 (high birth rates, fall in death rate)

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