POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT

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 placeslike Nairobi, Kilimanjaro region and around lake Victoria have got high population density while other places like dodoma and rukwa regions in Tanzania and northern part of Kenya have got low population density Causes of low …

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Disadvantages of overpopulation

Disadvantages of large population size

The following are the Disadvantages of large population size Shortage of land for settlement and farming leading to land fragmentation. Shortage of social services e.g. schools and hospitals. High government expenditure to provide social services for the people. High dependency ratio since much of the population is made up of children hence reducing investments and …

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Information that can be derived from population pyramid

Information that can be derived from a population pyramid

Population pyramid are used to show population structure for cities and countries The following are Information that can be derived from a population pyramid: The size of the population The different age groups/ cohorts. The proportion of males to females The composition of sex. The proportion of youthful/ working/ageing/dependency ratio.      RELATED POSTS

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, …

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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 is quite varied. Population change affects both individuals as …

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