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Unit 2 - Population and Migration
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almost one-quarter of the world's population is concentrated here
China (East Asia)
Farmers along China's major river valley produce what crops to feed themselves and major cities
wheat and rice
second major population concentration lies here
What two physical geography barriers create the boundaries of the South Asia population cluster?
The Himalaya Mountains and the mountains west of the Indus River Valley in Pakistan
In Bangladesh, over 152 million people are_____
total population of megalopolis is ________ of East Asian population
What did Malthus claim?
The world's population was increasing faster than the food supplies needed to sustain it because food supplies grew linearly whereas population grew exponentially; what people can eat within a country depends on what is grown in that country
What brought interaction among the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Pacific?
Mercantilism, colonialism, and capitalism
What South American crop did Irish farmers grow dependent of?
What enabled exponential growth in food production?
Second Agricultural Revolution
How do you calculate natural increase?
subtract deaths from births
How do you calculate demographic change within a territory?
subtract deaths from births plus or minus net migration
What is Africa's rate of natural increase?
What is India's rate of natural increase?
What country in South Asia has a growth rate lower than the world average?
What is China's rate of natural increase?
Why is Russia's population declining? (Also Ukraine and Kazakhstan)
social dislocation in the wake collapse of the Soviet Union: bad health conditions, high alcohol and drug abuse, economic problems resulting in shooter life experiences and lower birth rates
What TFR is needed in a country to reach replacement levels?
What is Kenya's TFR?
What is China's TFR?
fell from 6.1 to 1.5
What is Iran's TFR?
fell from 6.8 to 1.8
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