Flashcards in The DTM Deck (8)
What shows natural increase?
Where the birth rate is about the death rate
What shows natural decrease?
When the death rate is about the birth rate
What does the DTM show?
That the population got all countries can be divided into four stages
What are the feature of stage one and an example?
Low life expectancy
No means of birth control
Traditional rainforest tribes
What are the features of stage 2 and an example?
Decrease in death rate
Improvements in medicine and hygiene cute some diseases
Children needed for agriculture so birth rate high
What are the features of stage three and an example?
Death rate continues to fall
At the start of this stage birth rate decreases
But control available
As the country develops children become an economic cost
What are the features of stage 4 and an example?
Birth and death rates both low
Lines are close together
Called the low fluctuating stage as there's some growth but it's slow
USA France U.K.