Population Essays

  • Factors Of Population Distribution And Population

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    In this essay I will be explaining the demographic transition change and the relationship between the 1990 and 2010 and the factors of the population distribution and population density in Kenya. Birth rate is the amount of live births per 1000 people per year. Death rate is the amount of deaths per 1000 people annually. Life expectancy is the average total of years a person born in a specific country might be expected to live. Literacy rate is the amount of people that are able to read and write

  • Elderly Population

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    Patterns of Elderly Population In Maharashtra In the present scenario along with developed nations, developing countries are also experiencing growth in the proportion of aging population. In case of India, population data from census 2001 and 2011 point out that the elderly population (aged 60 and above) has been on rise substantially. In India most of the elderly population is living in poverty and is also illiterate. Recognising of spatial patters of elderly population is essential for the

  • Population Growth And Population Analysis

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    Question 1- Population 1. Population Growth Population growth is “an increase in the number of people that reside in a country, state, county, or city” (BusinessDictionary.com, n.d.). As of 2015, the world’s population is estimated at 7.3 billion and will continue to grow. The UN estimates that by 2050, the population will grow to 9.7 billion and by 2100, 11.2 billion people will have to cram together on the face of this Earth (Becker, 2015). Natural increase occurs when the birth rate exceeds death

  • Population Development In Meghalaya

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    REVIEW OF LITERATURE 2.1 HUMAN POPULATION According to Census-2011, the total population of Meghalaya is 29.67 Lakhs, an increase from 23.19 Lakhs in 2001. The total population growth in this decade was 27.95 percent while in the previous decade it was 29.94 percent. The population of Meghalaya constitutes about 0.25 percent of Indian population in 2011. The sex ratio is 989 females per 1000 males. Meghalaya has a population density of 132 individuals/km2. 2.2 HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF SHIFTING CULTIVATION

  • Population Pyramids In Pakistan

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    TOPIC: POPULATION GROWTH RATE: INTRODUCTION: Population growth rate: Population growth rate is the Rate at which the number of individuals in a population increases in each time period. Population Growth Rate can be Calculated by the given formula (birth-rate+immigration) - (death-rate+emigration) Population growth rate has three types pyramids: Expansive population pyramid. This type of population pyramid has usually high fertility rates and lower life expectancies. And many third

  • Essay On Population Mobility

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    the mobility transition” in an attempt to link the three elements of population change and to locate the other two demographic transition processes, namely; mortality and fertility in space (Zelinsky, 1971). He hypothesised the two transitions to occur parallel along with modernisation within a population. The theory identifies five stages of population mobility that corresponds to the demographic transition level of a population and its stage of modernisation. The first phase, the Pre-modern Traditional

  • Population Growth In China

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    China's population is aging. In 1999, China's elderly population (ages 60 and older) reached 10 percent, formally marking China as an aging society by international standards (Zhan, 2013). According to the National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China (2012), the population for people who over 60 and 65 were about 190 million (13.7%) and 122 million (9.1%) in 2011, respectively. By 2030, people who are over 60 and 65 will account for 23% and 16% of the total population, respectively

  • Essay On Population Aging

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    China's population is ageing. By 2050 more than a quarter of the population will be over 65 years old and young generations will face an extraordinary burden. China now has been moving toward lessening family planning restrictions in recent years because of some factors, including a looming labor crisis. China’s working age population is drastically shrinking. Based on the United Nations projects, China will lose 67 million workers from 2010 to 2030. Meanwhile, China’s elder population is expected

  • World Population Day

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    of the world which contains 19% and 18% of the world population respectively. As per the figures available 50.4% of the world population is male and 49.6% are female. About 26% populations of the world are under 15 years of age, 62% are 15-59 years and 12% are 60 or over. The population of group of 60 is increasing @3.26 per cent per years. The number of older persons are going to increase 2.10 billion in 2.50. Though world population is growing slowly than in the recent past, yet as per

  • Elderly Population In Pakistan

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    The worldwide increses of elderly population has also made its impact on Pakistan. Pakistan is also experience an increase in the elderly population with less resources and poor knowledge about aging. A WHO report in 1998 estimated that six percent of our population was over 60, with a likelihood of doubling by 2025. Pakistan is sixth most populous country in the world and is among the 15 countries where people over 60 years are more than 10 million. In developing countries like Pakistan where the

  • Aging Population In Canada

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    makes up most of the population. The median age in several countries is starting to increase which is due to the fact that people around the world are living longer lives, fertility rates are declining, and it is also because of the aging of large amounts of children that were born after the second world war and they are referred to as the “baby boom” generation and it is a triumph of development; however, it comes with its challenges. In Addition, the problem of an aging population is more pervasive

  • Elderly Population In India

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    Elderly population (aged 60 years & above) in India [in millions] Source Total Rural Urban Person Female Male Census 1961 24.7 12.4 12.4 21.0 3.7 Census 1971 32. 15.8 16.9 27.3 5.4 Census 1981 43.2 21.1 22.0 34.7 8.5 Census 1991 56.7 27.3 29.4 44.3 12.4 Census 2001 76.6 38.9 37.8 57.4 19.2 Census 2011 103.8 52.8 51.1 73.3 30.6 The above statistical table reflects that the number of elderly population was 24.7 million as per census 1961. It was 32.7 million as per 1971 census, 43.2 million as

  • Population Control In The United States Population

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    It is predicted that in 2045 the United States population will rise to 8 billion people and people will start to die. Slowly at first, but then more rapidly. Why one asks? Well the answer is in the first sentence, too many people. The United Nations has predicted that the United States will not have enough resources to support its citizens. How can the American people prevent this? The solution is population control. Some people may think that it is an alienable right to have as many babies as they

  • Ageing Population Effects

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    nation population division the aged population is currently at its highest level in human history. This division has predicted that population in 21st century the total ageing population should be exceeded more than its previous century, they estimated that the number of ageing population whose age should be around 60 years and its over has tripled reaching 600 million in 2000 and escalated to 7000 million in 2006 .it further be estimated that the combined senior and geriatric population will reach

  • Effects Of Population Growth

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    For many years, development economists and other social scientists have debated the seriousness of the consequences of rapid population growth. On the one hand, population growth is not the only, or even the primary, source of low levels of living, eroding self-esteem, and limited freedom in developing nations. On the other hand, rapid population growth in many countries and regions is not a serious intensifier and multiplier of those integral components of ununderdevelopment, especially the first

  • China Population Problems

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    attitude of China government treat huge population problems Introduction My research topic is the attitude of China government treat huge population problems. China is a developing country, it has the biggest population in the world, the population of China has reached 1.26 million in 1997 population surveys,that is according 21% of the world population. China has more than 1.3 billion people and it is the most popular country on Earth. Since it has a huge population, however, its economic foundation

  • Speech On Population Control

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    Although the population in India is extremely large and still growing, no government has been able to formulate a population control method to decrease the population growth enough to meet their goals. Their population growth now is 1.6 percent a year, with a high of 2.3 percent in the 1970 's. The population increase was slowed in the 70 's because of aggressive Sterilization policies that mainly targeted men, but at the same time as lowering population growth, it created a negative view on family

  • Effects Of Population Ageing

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    Population ageing is a natural and an irreversible demographic transition being witnessed by developed and developing economies alike but, the consequences of such transitions are far more severe in less developed regions than the developed nations. The effects of population ageing in developed economies have been well known - reduced working population and lessened efficiency, utilization and savings However, population ageing in developing nations is notably different, and is accompanied with

  • Essay On Aging Population

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    The problem of an aging population is faced by many countries throughout the world. It has been predicted that the population aged above 65 years old in the year 2050 will be approximately 2.5 times that of those with the age range of 0-4 years old. This is a drastic difference as compared to the past where a lot of countries were facing issues related to overpopulation¹. There are many causes that lead to the aging population issue. These include declining fertility, lack of time to start a family

  • The Urban Population In India

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    One of the remarkable features of the second half of the twentieth century is the spectacular growth of the urban population in the world. Developing countries have experienced rapid urbanization, with India having about 31% of the total population living in urban India. Several factors have contributed to the increased mobility and migration. Some of these factors are shift of work force from agriculture to industry and tertiary activities, progress in the field of education, better transportation