Essay On Population In Bangladesh

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Introduction

The world’s population is severely hit by poverty. Poverty is the general dearth. It is a state of an individual where he or she lacks the sufficient amount of material possessions or wealth. Apart from that, poverty involves more than the lack of income and personal possessions. It includes hunger, malnutrition, limited access to education, clean and safe supply of water and many more basic services. Here are a few depressing facts: Almost half the world live on less than $2.50 a day,
Nearly a billion people entered the 21st century being unable to read a book,
The total GDP of the 41 heavily indebted poor countries is less than the wealth of the world’s 7 richest people combined,1 billion children suffer poverty(1 in 2 children in the world).

Equality can be referred as parity the enjoyment of fundamental rights, freedoms and the opportunities of receiving education and jobs. However, inequality exists in the vast majority of the population in the
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It is defined as having an immensely large amount of population in a country. Using Bangladesh as an example, it has one of the world’s highest population density with 1,147 persons per square kilometer. A large proportion of the workforce in Bangladesh is concentrated in a low-productivity manual farming which contributes to the lack of food production in the country and ends up contributing to the extreme level of poverty. Apart from overpopulation, changes in labor markets are also a cause of poverty. The number of better-paying jobs are declining while the demand for job opportunities are increasing significantly. Teenagers that studied in rural areas will have difficulties to find jobs due to the replacement of jobs with manual labors with service and technology jobs. The income gap between rural and urban citizens are also at an enormous rate. The larger the amount of population, the harder it is to tackle

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