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Characteristics Of Tirupati

7.DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS OF THE POPULATION: GROWTH OF POPULATION IN TIRUMALA-TIRUPATI FROM 1901-1981 The growth of population in a particular place is attributed to the natural increase (excesses of births over death) as well as migration from other places. In case of unifunctional and multifunctional cities any change in the function of the city naturally affects the growth of populations. If there Is an expansion of any of the functions be its religious, industrial, commercial, political,...

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Is Magic Rice a Good Thing

The real causes for overpopulation are more complex. The growth in population is about the vast improvement of public health which leads to decline in death rate and rise in the birth rate, lack of education, cultural influences, the improvement of food distribution and so on. It is the combining effort of all these factors that lead to the problem of overpopulation. Merely increasing the food supply cannot cause the population to boom. Therefore, we cannot simply conclude that the magic rice contributes...

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Effects of Migration

reasons. There are a lot of people that move from LEDC’s to MEDC’s like Mexico to America, North Africa to Europe and Japan from China, for many of those different reasons. Indonesia is far overpopulated and so the government is trying to ease population pressures on Islands such as Java by spreading out development to some of the more remote islands like Maluku. This means that many people living in Indonesia will migrate away, as overpopulation means there is a lack of resources in that area,...

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Demographics of Pakistan

makeup of the population of Pakistan? b) What is the age dispersion in Pakistan? and c) What industries do you see benefiting/losing within Pakistan because of these population figures. a) Demographic Details (Data source: http://www.indexmundi.com/pakistan/demographics_profile.html) Gender Precentage Population Male 51.4% 97,809,640 Female 48.6% 92,481,488 Total 100.0% 190,291,128 Median Age: 21.9 Years Population Growth Rate: 1.551% Urbanization: Urban Population 36% of total...

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Industrial Agrarian Revolution Notes

- Cheeper food - small scale farmers had to move to towns and cities to seek jobs - city pop. rose - farming less difficult - farming: Survival > Business - 1750 ~15% lived in towns - 1850 ~50% lived in towns - 1880 ~80% lived in towns The population explosion: The social and economic effect of the industrial revolution: - wealth and power to Great Britain throughout the 19th century - 80% of society was working class - workers could not get higher wages, better working conditions or better...

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Agarbatti Manufacturing

20% year on year basis growth of the industry). It has been observed that due to increase in the numbers of nuclear family system in India its demand is coming up. In addition to this since agarbatti is a consumable good, and with the increase in population its demand will always move northwards. This sector has tremendous potential and is capable of creating livelihood opportunities in the rural/ semi urban pockets, especially for the women. It is a cottage industry, as a result of which large-scale...

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Healthcare Spending & Life Expectancy

This differs from country to country and within the same country based on sex and within the same sex based on race. This is considered as an indicator of health conditions and by extension an indicator of the prosperity or well-being of a nation's population. There are numerous factors which go into extending a person's lifespan or age. These range from sanitation facilities such as clean drinking water, atmospheric pollutants (such as proximity to toxic emissions, industrial areas and such) , access...

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Human Development in Nigeria

to tertiary school. About 68% of the total population is literate. Definition of literate in Nigeria means that a person over 15 can read and write. Men have a 75% literacy rate compared to women who only have about 60% literacy rate. This can be attributed to the fact that women tend to stay at home to tend to their families more while men are out working with an education. Education plays an important role in developing a country, because if a population is uneducated they will not be able to work...

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Population Explosion in India

Spain and Italy, where the population is decreasing, this might be considered as a boon. However, for the developing countries like India, population explosion is a curse and is damaging to the development of the country and it’s society. The developing countries already facing a lack in their resources, and with the rapidly increasing population, the resources available per person are reduced further, leading to increased poverty, malnutrition, and other large population-related problems. The...

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Compare and Contrast the Demographic Perspectives of Thomas Malthus and Karl Marx with respect to the causes and consequences of population growth

consequences of population growth “As we venture further into the 21st century, the global population seems to be growing at an alarming rate. By 2030 the world is to home of estimation 8.3 billion, as compared to 6.12 billion just 30 years prior.” (UN 2008) This quote speaks to the increasing population growth that the world is facing right now. A demographic perspective is an understanding of how the causes of population are related to the consequences. Thomas Malthus and Karl Marx are population theorists...

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