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1

What is a sustainable population?

A population where growth and development is at a rate that does not threaten the success of future generations

2

What are the countries at state four the most sustainable?

Low death rates
Low birth rates
Stable or growing economy
Standard of living is maintained or improved

3

What are the problems in Rural areas of developing countries with a growing population?

Overgrazing/over cultivation of the land

Water/ land/ air pollution

Deforestation or soil erosion

Shortage of clean water

Lack of basic services like schools

4

What are the problems in Urban areas of developing countries with a growing population?

Overcrowding and growth of shanty towns

Water land and air pollution

Traffic congestion

Inadequate public services

5

What are the problems in developing countries with a growing population?

Shortage of resources, food and raw materials

Unemployment and under employment

Lack of money for basic health care

Economy burdened by large international debts

Unstable government and no tension between different races

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