Flashcards in Factors Affecting Population Growth Deck (5)
Why are the four main factors affecting population growth?
Emancipation of women
How does agricultural change affect population growth?
Technological advances reduces the need for labour making smaller families more desirable
What is emancipation of women and why does it reduce birth rate?
As economies develop more girls are educated so women increasing work and put off having children therefore reducing birth rate
Why does education affect population growth?
Better education= better standard of living so children become an economic disadvantage
Many parents in poorer countries see education as their children's best chance in life