HUMAN POPULATION

HERE YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT HUMAN POPULATION COVERING ISSUES LIKE
CHARACTERISTICS OF HUMAN POPULATION
IMPORTANCE OF STUDYING POPULATION
FACTORS GOVERNING HUMAN POPULATION DISTRIBUTION
DEFINITION OF POPULATION CHANGE
FACTORS WHICH INFLUENCE POPULATION CHANGE
THE EFFECTS OF POPULATION CHANGE ON INDIVIDUAL AND NATION
SOURCES OF POPULATION DATA
INTERPRETATION OF POPULATION DATA
USES OF POPULATION DATA
ANALYSIS OF POPULATION DATA
EFFECTS OF POPULATION CHANGE ON ECONOMIC GROWTH, LABOUR, HUMAN NEEDS AND INVESTMENTS AND THEIR SOLUTIONS
MEANING OF POPULATION POLICY ON FAMILY PLANNING STRATEGIES IN TANZANIA TO THE OPULATION POLICIES OF OTHER COUNTRIES

Advantages of underpopulation

Advantages of low or underpopulation

LOW/UNDER POPULATION refers to a situation where the number of people is less than the resources within an area. Advantages of low or underpopulation It avails enough land for agriculture and settlement. It minimizes the problem of congestion and overcrowding. The dependency ratio is low and this may encourage savings and investments. Less possibility of …

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Causes of low population density

Causes of low population density

POPULATION DENSITY refers to the number of people living in an area per square km. In East Africa, some places have got high population density while others have got low population density Causes of low population density (why some areas have low population e.g. Karamoja, Ankole-Masaka corridor, Masai land and Turkana land) Low and unreliable …

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Factors influencing population distribution in East Africa

FACTORS INFLUENCING POPULATION DISTRIBUTION IN EAST AFRICA

THE FOLLOWING ARE FACTORS INFLUENCING POPULATION DISTRIBUTION IN EAST AFRICA Climate: Areas which receive heavy and reliable rainfall which support the growth of crops have attracted people in large numbers e.g. shores of Lake Victoria, Kenya highlands, slopes of Mt. Elgon  and Kigezi highlands while areas which receive low and unreliable rainfall attract very few …

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Importance of population

Importance of population

What is population? The word population comes from latin word populus meaning people. Population or human population refers to the total number of people found in a given area at a specified time The following are the importance of population It promotes the supply of labor that can be used in exploiting or harnessing the …

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Effects of population change to an individual and a nation

EFFECT OF POPULATION CHANGE TO AN INDIVIDUAL AND A NATION

Population change refers to the difference between the size population at the beginning and at the end of a period. It can refer to the growth or decline in population The following are effects of population change on individuals and nations. The effect of population change are quite varied. Population change affect both the individuals …

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birth rate or fertility rate - meaning

birth rate or fertility rate – meaning

Birth Rate or fertility rate is the number of births per 1000 of the population. The birth rate is a measure of fertility. The physiological capacity of a woman to conceive and give birth to a child, regardless of whether it is a live birth or a stillbirth, is called fecundity. Lack of fecundity is …

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Definition of population pressure

Population pressure – meaning

Population pressure is a situation in which the number of people is greater than the carrying capacity of the land and its resources. In this case, the resources are fewer than the number of people and hence cannot satisfy the needs of the people in that particular area. Population pressure is related to overpopulation. Population …

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