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Why are the four main factors affecting population growth?

Agricultural change
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


What do some people more from rural to urban areas in poorer countries and why doe it affect population?

Cities are believed to have greater opportunities
Seek better education for children
Children's labour is less valuable in cities so birth rate is reduces
Urban living is expensive so fewer children is better

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