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Demographics in the true essence of the word means the records of the human population in a country. This includes the country’s population density, ethnicity, education level, health, economic status, religious affiliations, and other aspects of the said population. In some commonly used demographics gender, race, age, income, disabilities, educational attainment, home ownership, employment status, and even location are also included. Also called demographic data, these are the characteristics of a human population as used in government, marketing and opinion research.

          POPULATION CONTROL. If you write these two words independently, these two are mere non-malicious, simple words, however if we join these words together, it suddenly become a strong, crucial, malevolent, and until this very moment, a strappingly debatable issue between the Catholic Church and those organizations in favoring it.

            But what really is human population control?  What is the importance of such thing in the development of a country? If this is not an important matter, how come still many of the countries worldwide adopt this policy? Have you ever asked yourself about what will happen if the so-called “Population Control” will be implemented among the countries worldwide? Or more or less even in Asia alone? Will this make a big difference in the progress of a country or a continent? Is there any possibility that we will get to suffer because of the implementation of this fixation?

            Human population control is the practice of artificially altering the rate of growth of a human population. Historically, human population control has been implemented by limiting the population's birth rate, usually by government mandate, and has been undertaken as a response to factors including high or increasing levels of poverty, environmental concerns, religious reasons, and overpopulation.

            Living in an Asian country, this issue –...
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