Essay About Population Growth

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All the population in every country is committed to achieve a better and higher standard of living. Every single individual wish to have adequate amount of food, good health, literacy, education, being employed and better income in their lives. The current rate of population growth is a crucial barrier to the achievement of these goals. In Malaysia, the nationality of its country was only given to the child whose the both parents are Malaysian and dual nationality in Malaysia are prohibited. Dullah Mulok (2011) stated that population growth means an increase in the population of a particular country. Population growth is one of the dominant concerns of today world as human population is growing at an alarming rate and is not a static factor.…show more content…
According to the World Population Review (2017), the current population in Malaysia is 31,364,177 which is a total increase of 833,170 as compared to the population in 2015 (30,331,007). The increase in population of a country occurs when the number of births exceeded the numbers of death and there is an increase in net migration in Malaysia. This is to say that more people are being born in the country and more people are entering the country which results in an increase in the overall population. Additionally, population growth is closely associated with economic growth of the…show more content…
Population pyramids is used to compare relative numbers of people in different age groups that show the structure of a population. Meanwhile, demographic transition models show the change of population over time. As discussed by Andreev, Kantorova and Bongaarts (2013), populations move from a regime of high mortality and fertility rate to a regime of low fertility and mortality rate. Over time, population growth is rapid as mortality rate declines significantly before the fertility rate decreases; death rate falls but birth rates remain high. Therefore, number of births is shown to be exceeding the number of deaths and population is known to be in
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