Population Dynamics

Daniel Gulliver
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Daniel Gulliver
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This is Topic 1 of the Unit 2 exam.

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Population Dynamics
1 Population is increasing
1.1 Better healthcare
1.2 Better diets and nutrition
1.3 improved sanitation and healthcare
1.4 better housing
1.5 improved quality of life
1.6 LEDCs
1.6.1 little/no education about family planning
1.6.2 lack of contraception
1.6.3 not all of their children will survive, but more survive than originally thought
1.7 access to clean water
1.7.1 improved sewage
2 infant mortality
2.1 the number of children who die before their first birthday per 1000 of the population per year
3 maternal mortality
3.1 the number of women who die during childbirth per 1000 of the population per year
4 birth rate
4.1 the number of babies born per 1000 of the population per year
5 death rate
5.1 the number of people who die per 1000 of the population per year
6 open door policy
6.1 a migration policy that means anybody can enter the country
6.2 Peterborough, England
6.2.1 lots of Polish immigrants Problems conflict racism pressure on schools pressure on health services overcrowding lack of housing language barrier unemployment Advantages Polish people do a lot of work, especially in manufacturing experience a different culture
7 skills based policy
7.1 a migration policy that means that only skilled people are allowed into a country
8 points based policy
8.1 a migration policy that means that people must get a certain number of points before they can enter a country
8.1.1 income/money
8.1.2 language ability
8.1.3 skills
9 youthful population
9.1 a large percentage of people under the age of 15
9.2 Disadvantages
9.2.1 need jobs when they get older
9.2.2 dependent upon adults
9.2.3 cost adults a lot of money
9.2.4 pressure on housing when they get older
9.2.5 pressure on schooling
9.2.6 pressure on food supplies
9.2.7 pressure on health services
9.2.8 women find it harder to work because they have to care for their children
9.3 Advantages
9.3.1 steady supply of workers
9.3.2 children provide the elderly with security and support
9.3.3 children are a source of income for families in developing countries because they can work on farms
9.3.4 older children are able to care for younger children in the family
9.4 Solutions
9.4.1 improve availability of contraception Mr Condom, Thailand
9.4.2 educate people on family planning
10 ageing population
10.1 a large percentage of people over the age of 65
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