Rapid Population Growth: A Case Study

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In today’s world, people are clueless of how overpopulation can impact on a country. In the past, there are limited resources or basic needs to provide a standard living. Furthermore, people in the past have shorter life spans and number of death was higher than the birth rate. But thankfully, our improved nutrition and medical care allows us to have longer life spans due to these improvements. As birth rate rising and death rate decreasing, this will create rapid population growth in many countries. Hence, it can cause great threat in near future. (Kinder, n.d.)

Due to rapid population growth, our resources, housing and job market will be affected. Natural resources are the most important things in our lives as they provide our survival.
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Along these lines, more land should be utilized to manufacture houses for the citizen. In Singapore, new housing estates have been developed in areas like Punggol and Sengkang to meet in the increasing demand for housing. On the other hand, growing population will also require providing job for the citizen, as it is an important concern for the countries worldwide. Hence, one way to do so is by developing businesses and industries. Our country manufacturing industries takes about 18.7 percent of Singapore’s total land area. To expand these industries, more land is required. (Weilun, 2016) Land constraint has always been a major problem in Singapore because of the nation ‘s limited land area, high population and density. Planning in Singapore is about making the best utilization of constrained land resources to make an unmistakable, alluring and vibrant city as the present generation and future generation will enjoy. Long term planning for all our different land needs gives the affirmation that economic and population growth can be obliged.

As land constrain is one of the major problem in Singapore, a solution for this is by building underground facilities. By building underground facilities, no space is occupied on the ground level. This is an ideal way to save land for other important purposes especially when we have such a small land area. For instance, many passageways, tunnels and train stations like the
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It is important to construct the land transport system in an economical and sustainable way to meet in a long-term requirement. In Singapore, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) manages transport arrangements and advancements. LTA has been attempted endeavors in making the land transport sustainable in an environment, social and economic aspects. An example to achieve this is by, enhancing the public transport. (Sun & Peng Yew, n.d.). Public transport has likewise observed upgrades and is to some degree more 'senior friendly'. In 2006, MRT stations were adjusted and made obstruction free. Today, roughly 40% of our transports are wheelchair available. (Goy,

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