Population Change

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  • Created on: 17-05-16 07:11
How is population measured?
Demography is the study of a population's structure, broken down in age and sex.
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What causes population to change?
Death Rate, Infant Mortality, Food Supply, Public Health, Water Supply, Birth control and baby booms.
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What are 3 strengths of the DTM?
Shows changes over the stages, detailed of the UK, other countries went through similar stages.
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What are weaknesses of the DTM?
Based on industrialized countries, Countries change between the stages at different rates.
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What do population pyramids show?
The birth rates and death rates for genders and ages.
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What is the optimum population?
The population at which the quality of life of the people of a country/ region is the highest possible at a given level o technological advances.
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How did China enforce the one child policy?
1. Fines 2. Forced abortions and sterilizations (Granny Police) 2. Contraception freely available 3. Baby girls abandoned. (Working as population would be 25% higher than it is now without the one child policy).
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What did Malthus predict?
That population was growing faster than food which would lead to famine. This proved wrong in the 19th century when population grew rapidly but so did food).
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What did Boserup predict?
Increases in population will stimulate greater technology and mankind will use it to save us.
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What did Club of Rome predict?
If we keep living the same way, limits will be reached within 100 years.
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What are parts to a city?
CBD, Inner-city, suburban area, rural/urban fringe/ rural settlement.
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What are Newcastle's parts called?
Byker Ward is the inner-city area, Jesmond Ward is the suburb area, Castle Ward is a suburb area. LongHorsley is more rural.
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Byker Ward
Small houses, poor state, council state.
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Jesmond Ward
Rich area, big houses turned into solicitors etc in 20th century, lots of students in the area.
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Castle Ward
The busy city area which is wealthy and middleclass settlement
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Longhorsley
Several pubs, shops and garages. Rural workers live on the council estates. Private houses house retired people.
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What causes population to change?

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What do population pyramids show?

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