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causes of population growth and its socio-economic implications

Margaret Loh

causes of population growth and its socio-economic implications

with some reference to Singapore

by Margaret Loh

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Published by Singapore Family Planning & Population Board, National Family Planning Centre in Singapore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Singapore
    • Subjects:
    • Population.,
    • Singapore -- Population.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Margaret Loh.
      SeriesFPPB paper ; 31.2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ763.6.S5 S55a no. 31.2, HB871 S55a no. 31.2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination22 p. ;
      Number of Pages22
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4394440M
      LC Control Number78940628

      Productivity has continued to expand. While the Chinese government has denied that forced abortions and sterilizations are part of its strategy, policies are administered locally, and all of the above means of coercion seem to have been employed at one time or another. But, when it increases by a fixed percentage it is known as exponential growth e. There is no possibility of increasing farm production through the use of new land extensive cultivation.

      Consequently, there is a decline in the exportable surplus. References Science and Technology by Lilia M. There is no wonder then, even after over 50 years of planned economic development, million people lived below the poverty line in Such tendency fuels inflationary fire. Zero population growth ZPG : When birth plus immigration in a population are just equal to deaths plus emigration, it is said to be zero population growth. So development work suffers.

      It is the percentage of infants died out of those born in a year. Migration: Immigration is a problem in some parts of the world. Population Explosion: There has been a dramatic reduction in the doubling time of the global human population, as we have already discussed. Medicines of today can boost the reproductive rate in human beings. According to Dr. Areas of current and projected population decline The illustration shows areas of current pink and projected orange population decline.


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Causes of population growth and its socio-economic implications book

Asia is the area at greatest risk of flooding due to climate changedue to its very low-lying land and overpopulation. This is one of the major factors leading to overpopulation. Explain what is meant by a demographic transition, and describe how it has proceeded in very different ways in developed versus developing countries.

The result is that a larger percentage of the total population is in the lower age-group of years. However, speculators dealing in business in essential commodities usually stand to gain by inflation.

DPI can be explained in terms of Fig. Below the full employment stage, inflation has a favourable effect on production. On the one hand, per capita availability of land goes on diminishing and on the other, the problem of sub-division and fragmentation of holdings goes on increasing.

So development work suffers.

Causes and consequences of overpopulation

This dependency adversely affects effective saving. Prices of commodities are thereby increased. This will reduce air, water, and soil pollution.

4 Effects of Overpopulation and Their Possible Solutions

High birth rate reduces health and welfare of women. Per Capita Income 5. So problem of population explosion in India has proved to be a big hindrance in the success of economic planning and development. Additional purchasing power means additional aggregate demand. Rapid growth in population in an already over-populated country also raises the problem of food security in the country.

12 Main Consequences of Population Growth

There is a fierce debate on this issue as to whether we should immediately reduce fertility rates through worldwide birth control programs in order to stabilize or even shrink the population or whether human beings will devise new technologies for alternate resources, so that the problem of crossing the carrying capacity of the earth will never actually come.

Such investment is referred to as unproductive investment. If the rates of emigration from a certain nation do not match the rates of immigration to that country, overpopulation makes its way. Due to the scarcity of resources, it is not possible to provide educational, health, medical, transport and housing facilities to the entire population.

Even if output is rising, the extra consumption by the increase in population tends to lower the growth in marketed surplus for food-grains.

Population growth takes place exponentially and that explains the dramatic increase in global population in the past years ii. This unprecedented growth of human population at an alarming rate is referred to as population explosion.ADVERTISEMENTS: Read this article to learn about the causes, characteristics and explosion of population growth!

The rapid growth of the world’s population over the past one hundred years results from a difference between the rate of birth and the rate of death.

The growth in human population around the world affects all people through its [ ]. Dec 23,  · Economic growth is the increase in what a country produces over time. Economic Growth, Its Measurements, Causes, and Effects How It's Measured and What Are the Causes But they use the revenues to invest in the long-term building blocks of economic growth.

Riane Eisler's book, “The Real Wealth of Nations,” proposes changes to the U.S. Effects of overpopulation. What does this constant growth mean? There are several direct consequences of overpopulation. Exhaustion of natural resources: the main effect of overpopulation is the unequal and unrestrained use of sylvaindez.com planet has a limited capacity to generate raw materials and each year the natural resources deficit – the consumption of resources at a faster rate.

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