problems which results from high population growth rate in the East African countries

Problems which results from high population growth rate in the East African countries




The following are problems that result from the high population growth rate in the East African countries.

  • The rate of population growth is higher than the rate at which job opportunities are generated leading to high unemployment.
  • The high demand for social amenities caused by a high population growth rate leads to congestion in schools, hospitals, and housing.
  • A large number of youthful population create a high dependency ratio which causes slow economic development.
  • The high demand for food caused by the high population growth rate leads to food shortages.
  • A large number of poor people/ unemployment leads to temptations to commit crime leading to a high crime rate.




  • The high demand for agricultural land causes land fragmentation.

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