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A Primer of Population Dynamics by Krishnan Namboodiri (auth.)

By Krishnan Namboodiri (auth.)

A Primer of inhabitants Dynamics introduces to the fundamentals of inhabitants stories. writer Krishnan Namboodiri makes use of a question-and-answer layout that explores issues reminiscent of inhabitants theories and conceptual schemes, demographic information, mortality, fertility, migration, relatives and family, meals creation, and the surroundings and much more. Questions are followed by way of distinct motives in addition to references for additional info. an in depth index and thesaurus permit for simple retrieval of knowledge. This introductory textbook is written for college students learning demography, inhabitants, sociology, and public health.

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The best guess is that the rate of growth of the world's population will progressively slow down and the population size will stabilize under 13 billion, many decades from now. 19. If a population grows in size at the annual rate of 1%, it will double its size in 70 years. 20. All along, the least-developed regions of the world had the fastest growing population. 21. , birth rate - death rate). 8. Components of Change 22. The balancing equation expresses population change as the sum of natural increase and net migration.

7. 7. Answers 16. False. It is true that the world's population is now more than 5 billion. But its growth rate peaked in the 1960s and has been dropping. 17. True. It is speculated (Brown, 1970, p. 4) that with the emergence of sophistication in hunting and gathering technology (clothing, fire, crude habitations, tools and weapons-the latter being first of wood and bone, then stone, and THE NATURE OF POPULATION CHANGE 49 eventually, metal), human habitations spread over the land areas of the world.

Steadily decreasing C. Widely fluctuating D. Remaining steady E. Close to zero for most of the time 14. - - - i s not among the currently five most populous countries of the world. A. China B. India C. A. D. Indonesia E. Mexico 15. ---currently has greater-than-world-average annual population growth rate. A. Southern Europe B. Western Europe C. North America D. Oceania E. Southern Asia 16. Which of the following is true? India's current: A. Birth rate is lower than China's B. Death rate is lower than China's C.

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