Human Geography - Population Change

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Define the Birth rate
The number of live babies per 1000 of the population, born a year
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Define the Death Rate
The number of deaths per 1000 of the population, a year
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What is Natural Increase?
When the birth rate is higher than the death rate so the population grows
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In what stage of the demographic transition model does natural increase occur?
Stage 2
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In what stage of the demographic transition model is the population size highest?
Stage 4
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What does the population pyramid for stage 1 look like?
wide bottom, thin top
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What is a negative social impact of rapid population growth?
Possible food shortages
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What are the two main laws to control rapid population growth?
Birth Control programmes and immigration laws
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What is the main basis of China's Birth control programme?
One Child policy
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What are the four main stratergies to cope with an ageing population?
Increased taxes, increased retirement age, encouraging immigration and encouraging larger families.
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What is the case study for an ageing population?
The UK
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What is an example of a push factor for migration?
War or Natural disaster
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What is the case study for migration?
Poland to the UK
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Define the Death Rate

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The number of deaths per 1000 of the population, a year

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What is Natural Increase?

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In what stage of the demographic transition model does natural increase occur?

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In what stage of the demographic transition model is the population size highest?

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