demographics

Topics: Demography, Developed country, Population Pages: 4 (1075 words) Published: October 14, 2014
DEMOGRAPHICS DATA TABLE

LESSON 1

Lesson 1: Step 1
Country
Birthrate
Death Rate
Population Growth 2005
Population Growth 2050
Relative place in Transition
Social Factors 1
Social Factors 2
Social Factors 3
USA
2.06 children/woman
0.51% year
0.92% year
-0.06% year
Post Industrial Age
Modern Medicine
Industrialized country
Birth Control
China
1.62 children/woman
0.3%
0.6%
-0.58%
Post Industrial Age
One Child Laws
Modern Medicine
Industrialized
Egypt
2.83 children/woman
0.41%
2%
1.32%
Mechanization of agriculture
Modern Medicine
Not as industrialized as other countries
Limited resources
India
2.35 children/woman
0.39%
1.56%
0.76%
Mature Industrial Age
Poverty
Industrialized
Modern medicine in some areas.
Italy
1.28 children/woman
0.72%
0.35%
-1.33%
Post Industrial Age
Overpopulated
Industrialization
Birth Control
Mexico
2.43 children/woman
0.25%
1.41%
0.96%
Mechanization of agriculture
Modern medicine
Industrialization
Rural reform
Nigeria
4.78 children/woman
0.26%
2.46%
3.58%
Pre-industrial age
Urbanization
Industrialization
Increasing modern medicine

Lesson 1: Step 2
Country
Shape of Pyramid: Prediction
Shape of Pyramid: Simulation
USA
Pear-shaped
Rounded Box shape
China
Pear-shaped
Upside Down Pear-shaped
Egypt
Skinny-Triangle
Wide Triangle with a rounded tip
India
Wide-Triangle
Bell-shaped
Italy
Pear-shaped
Upside Down Triangle
Mexico
Triangle
Wide Triangle with a rounded tip
Nigeria
Triangle
Triangle

Responses to Questions
Step 1:
1. I think that living conditions would be worse in the lesser developed (earlier in transition countries). Living conditions cause birth rates to decrease and death rates to increase because of the possibility for diseases. 2. The social conditions can educated everyone in the less developed countries and convince them to make the changes for their people. 3. Early, middle, and late demographic transition map the...
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